Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

This course enables students to develop and achieve advanced practice competencies, in line with nationally recognised advanced level nursing criteria, and to facilitate knowledge and skills required to support them in the development of an advanced nurse practitioner role, both professionally and academically. It will extend students' critical, analytical and reflective skills, and enable them to integrate new and existing clinical skills within their practice setting to provide high quality health care as autonomous practitioners within the multi-disciplinary healthcare team.

Entry requirements

Relevant 1st degree or equivalent; if English is not a 1st language students require IELTS 7.0 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional issues for advanced practice; advanced history taking and physical assessment; advanced health assessment and decision making; independent and supplementary prescribing; principles of disease processes and management of therapeutic interventions; advanced practice portfolio.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 6,050 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 6,050 per Whole course (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

Key information

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