Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Advanced Practice

This programme is designed to enable health and social care professionals to extend their knowledge to an advanced level within their specialist field of practice; it consists of a wide range of highly flexible taught and work-based learning modules that enables busy practitioners to access patient-care enhancing education.

Entry requirements

The normal minimum requirement is a 2.2 degree in a health or social care related subject. Applicants without an Honours degree must demonstrate: a comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and in-depth awareness of current issues relating to a health or social care setting; critical analysis skills and an ability to evaluate evidence drawn from the area of work or from previous academic study; ability to learn in a flexible manner, utilising autonomy and self direction. It is anticipated applicants will have extensive subject knowledge/work experience in their chosen field as assessments require them to relate theory to practice.

Course modules

Generic pathway: Context of advanced practice; research: development of a research proposal; advanced practice project. Mental health pathway context of advanced practice; mental health law and defensible practice; research: developing a research proposal; advanced practice project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 30 per Credit (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Faculty of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01695 657077