Open University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Enhanced Clinical Practice (E95) (Taught)

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Course summary

This qualification prepares registered health professionals for enhanced clinical practice roles. You'll develop your knowledge and critical understanding of enhanced clinical practice, leadership, research and education, and the skills that enable you to act with a high level of autonomy. You will enhance your skills in holistic and systematic assessment, complex decision making, and provision of high-quality evidence-based interventions for patients, clients and their families. The diploma also incorporates a Non-Medical Prescribing module which, upon successful completion, will enable you to gain regulatory recognition as a non-medical prescriber within your scope of practice. Key features of the course

  • Encompasses the four pillars that underpin advanced clinical practice - clinical practice, leadership and management, research, and education.
  • Develops your core capabilities for enhanced Practice and your area-specific clinical practice.
  • Provides learning and development of your leadership skills at a clinical level to inform people management and service development.
  • Learn to critically appraise, evaluate, implement and disseminate research to support professional practice in your clinical environment.


To gain this qualification, you will study 120 credits by completing two compulsory modules.

Entry requirements

You will need to hold a degree in a health-related discipline and you will need to complete an application form to study. For full details of entry requirements for this qualification, visit

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

As fees for individual modules can vary, the total cost you pay for your qualification is dependent on the modules you choose to study.
Enhanced Clinical Practice (E95) at Open University - UCAS