MSc Advanced Practice (Clinical)

Accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

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Key course details

Location Virtual
Duration Part-time, 3-5 Years
Start date Distance learning March 2017; September 2017, 2018 Blended learning (London) September 2017
Entry Requirements

Course outline

If you're a nurse, paramedic or other health care professional looking to enhance your professional development, then our course provides a flexible programme in which to develop your knowledge and skills. We focus on five specific areas: health assessment/ diagnostic reasoning/ clinical decision making, leadership and the adoption/ evaluation of evidence based practice. You'll gain an Advanced Practice MSc that can open career opportunities in Advanced Practice in the healthcare arena.

We have been delivering this MSc by distance learning for over 10 years and are leaders in this field of delivery. You'll study part-time through distance and work-based learning, as well as two residential workshops (a 3 day induction and a two day pre OSCE workshop). This allows you to continue earning and balance your studies around your busy schedule. As our course is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing, you can be confident that the skills you acquire are relevant and will lead to big changes in your career. So get on the right track to professional development by taking our Advanced Practice course!

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