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Advanced Clinical Practice MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Sciences Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Health Studies Nursing

Course type


Course Summary

Why choose this course

If you are aiming for an expanded professional role and want to learn how to enhance the capabilities of multidisciplinary medical teams and work towards the constant improvement of patient care, then our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course is for you.

Supported by our excellent research and academic staff, we will give you the professional skills and knowledge you need to step into the shoes of the ever-growing number of advanced practice roles in modern healthcare.

What you will study

This course has been designed to meet the needs of a wide range of specialists from different healthcare backgrounds. We’ll develop your leadership skills as well as your knowledge of contemporary policy, practice and the theoretical perspectives on clinical practice. You’ll also develop the ability to tackle complex issues and use your initiative, applying your judgement to important clinical decisions when complete data is absent.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

If you’re a practitioner heading towards an expanded role with added responsibilities, we’ve designed this course for you. It will assist you in stepping up to this kind of responsibility within the healthcare sector while increasingly your employability and appeal to prospective employers. We’ll mould you into a healthcare professional that can fulfil the increasing number of advanced practice clinical roles.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


5 years

Start date



This module is designed for students with current leadership roles in order to facilitate their development as future strategic leaders. The module invites students to critically review their assumptions about leadership within healthcare and to reflect on their own role in strategic leadership. This will be achieved through exploring and analysing key leadership issues in health and social care practice, with the emphasis on challenging and debating contemporary theory and practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

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

A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply. We'll also ask you to attend an interview.

University information

The University of Surrey is proud of the cultural diversity of its international community. Over 3,500 postgraduate students, from more than 120 countries across the globe, come to Surrey each year. As a research-led university, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. The research-intensive learning environment makes it the perfect choice if you want to study somewhere where you can...more

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