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Advanced Practice (Clinical) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Services Administration Caring Skills

Course type


Course Summary

The Advanced Clinical Practice course aims to prepare, support and develop professionals in health and social care. Specifically those who are employed in clinical roles with advanced practice, leadership, education and research responsibilities. Continuing developments in health and social care have resulted in the need for some professionals to have greater responsibility and accountability for developing service provision. This course offers opportunities for midwives and allied health professionals to engage in continuing professional and postgraduate academic development. The course will extend your skills, knowledge and practice, and challenge your attitudes to health and social care. Students on the course are employed in senior clinical roles in healthcare; the majority is promoted to consultant or senior clinical management positions as a direct result of completing the course.

Different course options

Part time | Headington Campus | 5 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Part time


5 years

Start date



This practice-based module aims to enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to take a comprehensive patient history and a thorough physical and psychosocial assessment. This module will significantly enhance your assessment skills and ability to accurately take and document a patient/client's health history and examination findings using appropriate terminology, reporting deviations from normal in a succinct manner to colleagues within the multidisciplinary team.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (module)


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 must have a first degree, or prior learning at the equivalent, appropriate level; have a minimum of 3 years' post-registration experience in clinical practice; be employed in a suitable clinical role in the UK for the achievement of clinical learning outcomes; have evidence of current professional registration with the NMC or the HPC in the UK; have access to an appropriate clinical supervisor within Applicants ' area of practice; have explicit written support from a line manager.

University information

Oxford Brookes University has grown to become one of the UK's top modern universities, and is highly regarded both nationally and internationally for its excellence in teaching, research and innovation. Oxford Brookes University brings together high-quality teaching with courses designed for the real world, great employer links and a first-class careers service. The University has four main faculties: Oxford Brookes Business...more

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