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Advanced Practice in Health Care, MSc

Advanced Practice in Health Care, MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Caring Skills

Course type


Course Summary


Our Master’s degree in Advanced Practice in Health Care is designed for experienced healthcare practitioners who want to consolidate their skills and develop to an advanced level.

You will develop enhanced assessment, diagnostic and disease management skills and have the opportunity to carry out studies for non-medical prescribing.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to clinical practice and develop professional reflective practice techniques.


Your postgraduate qualification in Advanced Practice in Health Care opens up a range of career development opportunities in your chosen discipline, including research, education, and management roles.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Study mode



3 years

Start date



This module provides an underpinning knowledge of the basic biosciences which is essential for the skills of history taking and clinical assessment at advanced levels of practice.
Advanced Practice in Health Care

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


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

Prior to applying for this course you need to discuss whether your employers are willing to support your application. Acceptance on to the course is made collaboratively between the University and your employer and all applicants will be interviewed in conjunction with their respective health board. To apply for this course you need to be qualified for a minimum of three years and have a 2.2 degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject. You may be able to enrol without an initial degree and /or may be required to undertake pre-requisite studies at level 6. This prerequisite study ensures that you have adequate academic skills for Master’s level study and could be used towards getting a first level degree.