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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

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.

We assess your learning using a variety of methods including essays, presentations and objective structured clinical examinations. The assessment for each module must be successfully completed. 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date



The purpose of this module is to provide a critical understanding of the research process and methodological approaches to sound applied research. The module will be delivered in a systematic approach facilitating individual and group learning, and will stimulate the development of research skills that will enable learners to apply them in their work environment and contribute to strengthening the notion and implementation of evidence based practice.

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

Students need to be qualified for a minimum of three years and have a 2.2 degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject. They may be able to enroll without an initial degree and /or may be required to undertake pre-requisite studies at level 6. This prerequisite study ensures that they have adequate academic skills for Master’s level study and could be used towards getting a first level degree. All applicants will be profiled to consider any equivalent prior learning.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more