Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Advanced Practice (Nursing, Midwifery and Occupational Therapy)

The programme aims to address the 4 overarching themes of advanced practice: advanced clinical practice; leadership; teaching, coaching and mentoring and research, to develop a coherent and relevant programme that meets the needs of the National Health Service. The 6 pathways have been developed to prepare practitioners for roles within their specialist field, incorporating the overarching themes of advanced practice and the specific knowledge and skills required for the identified area of practice. Students must indicate a pathway at the start of the course from: acute adult nursing; child nursing; community nursing; mental health nursing; midwifery; occupational therapy; public health nursing.

Entry requirements

A relevant 1st degree in the health and social sciences and a professional registration to practice in the relevant pathway (usually 3 years post qualified), a relevant clinical role and managerial support.

Assessment methods

Assessments for each module in the programme include assignments of 4,000 words. The programme utilises a number of assignments designed to assess the specified learning outcomes for each module, such as long essay, situational analysis, practical exercise, competencies, examinations, reflections or report.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 5 years
PgCert Part-time - 3 years
PgDip Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900