University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Clinical Practice (Nursing) (Taught)

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Course summary

If you are a registered nurse and ready to take your career to the next level, then this course give you the skills to become an advanced practitioner who can lead, innovate and enhance healthcare within and outside the hospital environment. This master’s course covers all areas of your practice (clinical, managerial, education and control centres) and uses your current work and development needs to build on your existing skills and experience. You will be taught by a course team of experienced health professionals who will support you through any concerns you may have about returning to study. To be eligible for this course you must be already working as a UK-registered healthcare professional in your chosen discipline (and remain so for the duration of the course).

Course details


Please refer to our website for details on the course modules:

Assessment method

The assessments will include a range of possible approaches: Portfolio of learning; skills logs; case studies; OSCEs and written examination; reflective accounts; presentations; essays; journal and report writing; clinical examinations.

Entry requirements

You need to fulfil these criteria: be a registered healthcare professional on either the NMC or HCPC register; have a degree (grade 2:2 or higher) or equivalent professional experience; currently be employed with a health or social care provider within a nursing role; it is essential that students remain in practice throughout this course and can provide a signed letter of support from their employer confirming that they can provide the skills development and support required for this course. Sponsored applicants who meet the above entry criteria will be interviewed by their employer and if successful and they met the criteria for entry then their details will be forwarded to the University Admissions Department for registration.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
International £13275 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2021 entry for standard MSc/MA courses, fees may vary by course. The most current information relating to EU fees for 2021 can be found on the UCAS website - Tuition fees are reviewed annually.

Sponsorship information

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Advanced Clinical Practice (Nursing) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS