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Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc)

Course Description

A characteristic of the health service in recent times has been changing professional boundaries. Increasingly nurses and other registered practitioners take on roles that have traditionally been the domain of doctors.

The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice has been specially created for such practitioners and provides opportunity to develop the in-depth knowledge, skills and confidence to manage complex cases within specific areas of practice. Following in the footsteps of our 62 graduates may be just what you need to boost your career prospects.

Focusing on high-quality teaching with plenty of opportunity to develop clinical skills in a practical setting, the course provides an educational structure that links to relevant competency frameworks and supports the NHS Career Framework.

One of the key benefits of the course is that you will work alongside students from a variety of backgrounds and specialist fields, giving you the chance to share experiences and best practice.

Applications for September entry are usually considered between February and June of the same year. Please contact the course director before you apply.

If, for whatever reason, you do not wish to take the final clinical project/dissertation module, you can complete the course with a PG Diploma Advanced Clinical Practice.

For more information download the Advanced Clinical Practice flyer (PDF).

Key facts

Rated 4th in the UK for physiotherapy in the Complete University Guide 2015 and 7th for nursing and midwifery in the Guardian University Guide League Tables 2015
We are a leading environment for world class research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014; 86% of our research activity is rated as world leading and internationally excellent with significant impact on people's health and wellbeing. We have also seen a 35% improvement in the quality of research undertaken in the past five years
Ranked 5th best in terms of research power in our unit of assessment, a measure which includes the quality of research and number of research active staff according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014
98% of students from nursing, midwifery and physiotherapy who participated in the 2013 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey were satisfied with the experience of their research degree programme
Three Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellows awarded to staff in the School
We have a community of over 3,000 students and around 280 academic and support staff

Visit the Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc) page on the University of Nottingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in a related subject. Applicants should have at least five years of clinical or health and social care experience. MSc and PGDip applicants join the course with the written agreement of their employer. In negotiation with the course director, applicants must identify an appropriately qualified clinical supervisor before commencing the course.IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

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