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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 1 year | 01-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Nursing Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Medical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

The skills, critical thinking, broadening thought processes and confidence in differential diagnosis that we are learning have been humbling and incredibly useful in the primary care setting.


Gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a qualified health care professional working in a clinically senior post.

The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course has been developed to provide you with knowledge and skills to allow you to develop and progress your advanced clinical practice role. You will develop an in-depth and advanced knowledge of your role (ACP). The knowledge is informed by current practice and research. You will develop a critical awareness of the subject matter and be able to demonstrate critical skills, knowledge of your profession demonstrating strategic leadership and education in practice, you will also reflect on your progress as a learner.

Your future career

This course will enable career progression in a clinical setting. Working in partnership with Trusts and organisations to develop the curriculum has ensured that on successful completion of the course the expectations of the ACP role have been met.

On completion you will have transferable knowledge, experience, skills and attributes that are essential in shaping your own future.


The aim of the module is to facilitate the development of advanced practice assessment and to begin to consider clinical reasoning skills within a consultation framework. Enabling students to undertake and begin to manage complex service user presentations in their area of clinical practice.
Non-medical prescribing programme (40 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess: a relevant first degree in health/ social sciences, 2:2 or above; they should have been a qualified health care professional for a minimum of 3 years; they should be working clinically as a registered health care professional in the UK. It is also essential that they have professional registration to practice in health and/or social care.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) is a modern, multi-campus institution, with a reputation for delivering high quality education and professional training. The university has campuses and education centres based in Canterbury, Medway and Tunbridge Wells. CCCU is one of only a handful of UK universities to be located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and supports a learning community of around 15,000 students, of...more