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Advanced Practice in Healthcare (International) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Advanced Practice in Healthcare (International) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Nursing Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (International) is aimed at healthcare professionals from a variety of clinical backgrounds from across the globe with a range of skills who want to develop their research skills and clinical expertise.

This programme will enable you to advance your practice and develop skills essential to the role of the advanced practitioner and clinical team leader.

Exit awards available: PGCert, PGDip, MSc

This multi-professional programme will allow you to explore and advance your specialist area of practice. You will benefit from the knowledge provided by experienced clinical academics and researchers. There are opportunities to choose from a wide range of optional modules to fit with your specialist area. Theoretical and practical sessions are delivered in world-class learning facilities.

Why study this course?

  • This programme is based on the successful MSc Advanced Clinical Practice providing high quality teaching and research skills to overseas, non NHS students.
  • We offer a combination of academic theory and practical teaching on topics of global interest and relevance to healthcare employers.
  • We focus on developing the mind and encouraging you to exchange ideas in order to promote stimulating debate.
  • Our excellent, interdisciplinary teaching is led by world-leading research and teaching staff.
  • The PGCert award is an excellent asset for UK healthcare professionals whose post or promotion requires leadership skills.


This programme is aimed at healthcare professionals from a variety of clinical settings who want to develop their research and leadership skills and clinical expertise at Masters level. This programme will be of interest globally to those wishing to work at advanced levels of practice or those who are currently working as specialist practitioners in bespoke clinical areas.


Transforming Healthcare and Service Design (20 Credits) - Core
Mixed Methods (20 Credits) - Core
Leadership and Management in Healthcare (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

The applicant should normally hold an honours degree in their clinical field of practice; Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at Masters level; The applicant must have at least 12 months clinical experience post qualification.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more