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Course summary

Combining academic and practical content, LJMU's Advanced Healthcare Practice MSc is ideal for those working towards or already in an advanced practice role.

  • Study on this flexible and innovative programme
  • Two routes available: Clinical and Critical Care
  • Explore your specialist area of practice with this non-prescriptive, multi-professional framework
  • Choose from over 15 different modules
  • Benefit from the knowledge of experienced nurse clinicians
  • Enjoy theoretical and practical sessions in state-of-the-art learning facilities
  • The programme is tailored to meet the development needs of healthcare professionals, creating the kind of highly-skilled practitioners required by a modern, dependable, world-class NHS.
This multi-professional, flexible and innovative programme is taught by current and former nurse clinicians who offer students invaluable practical insight as well as advanced theoretical knowledge. The curriculum also benefits from the input of three professors with specialist knowledge of Accident and Emergency, bowel cancer and anaesthetics. To keep abreast of health care requirements, tutors regularly network with key stakeholders to identify specific educational needs in the workforce and develop additional, appropriate modules for the framework. This course is currently undergoing its scheduled programme review, which may impact the advertised modules. Programme review is a standard part of the University’s approach to quality assurance and enhancement, enabling us to ensure that our courses remain up to date and maintain their high standard and relevancy. Once the review is completed, this course website page will be updated to reflect any approved changes to the advertised course. These approved changes will also be communicated to those who apply for the course to ensure they wish to proceed with their application. Developed in response to the current Advanced Health Care Practice agenda, this well-established Advanced Healthcare programme enables you to specialise in your area of expertise.

Assessment method

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this programme include: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), vivas, written exams, portfolios, reports, reflective pieces, assignments and practical work.


Entry requirements

-Prospective candidates will be required to attend an interview in order to provide evidence to support their application and place is confirmed. -Pathway advice will be offered to facilitate professional and personal development which best fits both their academic and clinical profile. -Students would normally have had a minimum of 3 years post registration experience and would be employed within a clinical environment in the public, private or voluntary sector. They would be in a position, which enables them to influence and advance practice within their working context. -Students who wish to undertake module 7100NPAPP during the programme must also be registered with either NMC as a Nurse (level 1)/Midwife/SCPHN, with a minimum of 1 years post registration experience in the clinical field in which they are intending to prescribe, OR with HCPC with three years relevant post-qualification experience in the clinical area in which they are intending to prescribe, and working at an advanced practitioner or equivalent level. -Confirmation of satisfactory references and DBS checks are also required as well as completion of the NWNMPEG application form. -Evidence of study at Level 6 within your specialist area/health care profession Additional information: -RPL is accepted on this programme


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for this programme are to be confirmed.
Advanced Healthcare Practice at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS