Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Professional Clinical Practice

This course is designed to enable graduate nurses and health and social care practitioners to choose an academic pathway suited to their individual employability and practice; the programme is an ideal foundation for potential practice development roles, academic teaching, management, leadership, a career in research of further study at PhD level; with only 2 core elements, which prepare learners for and immerse students in research, there is extensive scope to devise a programme tailored to individual needs and other commitments.

Entry requirements

The normal minimum requirement is a 2.2 Honours degree in a health or social care subject; since the focus for the programme is to link theory to practice, students are expected to have access to a suitable working environment; all applicants are offered an academic interview.

Course modules

Negotiated learning; developing a research proposal; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assignments, objective structured clinical examinations, portfolios, seminar presentations and work-based learning projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 30 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 30 per Credit (home fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Faculty of Health, Aintree Campus Bootle L9 7AL North West
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01695 575171