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Unleash your potential with the MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice at Birmingham City University. This programme is tailored for experienced clinicians seeking to elevate their practice to new heights of autonomy and decision-making. Through a comprehensive curriculum focusing on the four pillars of advanced practice – clinical practice, leadership and management, education, and research – you will develop advanced clinical skills and critical thinking to meet the evolving needs of patients. The course structure spans three years, with a strong emphasis on practical application and evidence-based learning. Key highlights include the opportunity to undertake a service development project in your final year and the option to specialise in Non-Medical Prescribing for Health. To qualify, you must hold current registration with NMC, HCPC, or GPhC, possess 3 years of post-registration clinical experience, and have studied at level 6 in a relevant subject area. Elevate your career, enhance your skills, and make a lasting impact in the healthcare sector with our award-winning programme.

About the course

Advanced clinical practitioners are experienced clinicians who demonstrate expertise in their scope of practice (Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, 2018).   Advanced clinical practice is delivered by experienced, registered health and care practitioners and is a level of practice characterised by a high degree of autonomy and complex decision making (Health Education England (HEE), 2017).  

If you have any questions or queries about the course, please contact Sharon Bishop before applying. You can email .

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Entry Requirements

Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

3 years post-registration clinical experience will be required. This experience needs to be related to the clinical environment within which you will be working at an advanced practice level.

Evidence of study at level 6 in relevant subject area gained within the previous 5 years.

Be employed in a role where there is an agreement from the employing organisation that the applicant will be supported and developed to work at an advanced practice level.


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