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Advanced Practice in Healthcare MSc (Dubai campus)

Advanced Practice in Healthcare MSc (Dubai campus)

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Full time | University of Birmingham Dubai | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Taught by our team of expert clinicians, academics, and researchers, this multi-professional programme is designed to develop your research, teaching, management and clinical assessment skills required to meet the constantly evolving demands of those leading and aspiring to lead clinical teams in healthcare.

Based on the successful MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare delivered on our UK campus, our Dubai programme offers a combination of academic and real world teaching that will support your development as a leader in healthcare.

This programme is aimed at healthcare professionals from nursing, midwifery and allied health professional (e.g. physiotherapy and occupational therapy) backgrounds who wish to advance their practice and develop knowledge and skills essential to the role of advanced practitioner and/or clinical team leader. You will study modules in leadership, evidence-based practice, research, education and advanced practice. You will develop research and leadership skills and importantly, enhance your practice as a reflective practitioner. We see graduates of this programme becoming innovators contributing to the transformation of healthcare delivery and providing clinical leadership.


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.


Principles of Advanced Clinical Decision Making (20 Credits) - Core
Creating and Applying Evidence (20 Credits) - Core
Teaching and learning for healthcare professionals (20 Credits) - Core
Research Project/Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Health Care Quality: Improvement and Innovation (20 Credits) - Core
Health Service Management (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Students need to have an Honours degree in your 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

The University of Birmingham - part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities in the UK – has been helping to develop the next generation of leaders, push boundaries of innovation and challenge existing thinking for over 100 years - and it continues to grow stronger. The university has a vibrant and diverse community of students, with the 14,000 strong academic community coming to the city from over 150 countries. Impressively, over...more