PgC Advanced Practice (Clinical)

Accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

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September or March - Distance Learning

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Key course details

Location Virtual
Duration Part-time, 1 Year, Part-time, 2 Years
Start date Distance learning March 2017; September 2017, 2018 Blended learning (London) September 2017
Entry Requirements

Course outline

Are you a health professional looking to advance your career? Why not expand your qualifications and become an Advanced Practitioner through our flexible part time programme? Accredited by the Royal College of Nursing, you'll gain valuable skills and knowledge designed to get you ahead when it comes to interviews.

We facilitate development in five specific areas: health assessment/diagnostic reasoning/ clinical decision making, leadership and the adoption/ evaluation of evidence based practice. You'll continue to earn while you study through distance and work-based learning resources, allowing you to fit your studies around the demands of your job. If you've got the drive to advance your career, then we have the facilities to help continue your professional development.

Induction dates

March 2017

The induction days for our March intake will be held on the following dates at our Lancaster campus;

  • Monday 20 March 2017
  • Tuesday 21 March 2017
  • Wednesday 22 March 2017

September 2017

The induction days for our September intakes will be held on the following dates at our Lancaster and London sites;

  • Wednesday 30 August 2017
  • Thursday 31 August 2017
  • Friday 1 September 2017

If you would like any more information about the course please contact Kay Donnellon on kay.donnellon@cumbria.ac.uk