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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    3-5 years Part Time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    Please contact Faculty

  • Last Updated

    19 February 2019

About this course

Combining academic and practical content, LJMU's Advanced Healthcare Practice MSc is ideal for those working towards or already in an advanced practice role.

  • Study on this flexible and innovative programme
  • Explore your specialist area of practice with this non-prescriptive, multi-professional framework
  • Choose from over 20 different modules
  • Benefit from the knowledge of experienced nurse clinicians
  • Enjoy theoretical and practical sessions in state-of-the-art learning facilities

Developed in response to the current Advanced Health Care Practice agenda, this well-established Advanced Healthcare programme enables you to specialise in your area of expertise.

The programme is tailored to meet the development needs of healthcare professionals, creating the kind of highly-skilled practitioners required by a modern, dependable, world-class NHS.

This multi-professional, flexible and innovative programme is taught by current and former nurse clinicians who offer students invaluable practical insight as well as advanced theoretical knowledge. The curriculum also benefits from the input of three professors with specialist knowledge of Accident and Emergency, bowel cancer and anaesthetics.

To keep abreast of health care requirements, tutors regularly network with key stakeholders to identify specific educational needs in the workforce and develop additional, appropriate modules for the framework.

Course modules

Discover the building blocks of your programme

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

  • Research Methodology, Methods & Data Analysis (30 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional Modules

  • Advanced Health Care Practice (10 credits)
  • Ethical and Legal Issues within Advanced Practice (10 credits)
  • Pathophysiology Advanced Practice (10 credits)
  • Advancing Leadership for Quality (20 credits)
  • Clinical Examination (10 credits)
  • Clinical Diagnostics (10 credits)
  • Diabetes: Enabling Healthcare Professionals to Enhance Healthcare Provision in Practice (30 credits)
  • Pre-Operative Assessment (20 credits)
  • Advancing the Critical Care Practitioner (30 credits)
  • Negotiated Work Based Learning (20 credits)
  • Mentorship in Health Care Practice (20 credits)
  • Collaborative and Professional Practice in Dementia Care (30 credits)
  • Professional Practice in Palliative Care (30 credits)
  • Safeguarding In Multi-Professional Practice (30 credits)
  • Quality Monitoring and Improvement in Health And Social Care (30 credits)
  • Art and Science of Practice Education (20 credits)
  • Specialist Bowel Cancer Screening Practitioner (20 credits)
  • Public Health and the Paramedic (20 credits)
  • Managing Critical Care (20 credits)
  • Narrative Therapeutics and Communication (20 credits)

Visit the Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical) page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!





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