Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical)

Combining academic and practical content, LJMU's Advanced Healthcare Practice MSc is ideal for those working towards or already in an advanced practice role. - Study on this flexible and innovative programme - Explore your specialist area of practice with this non-prescriptive, multi-professional framework - Choose from over 20 different modules - Benefit from the knowledge of experienced nurse clinicians - Enjoy theoretical and practical sessions in state-of-the-art learning facilities Developed in response to the current Advanced Health Care Practice agenda, this well-established Advanced Healthcare programme enables you to specialise in your area of expertise. The programme is tailored to meet the development needs of healthcare professionals, creating the kind of highly-skilled practitioners required by a modern, dependable, world-class NHS.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: evidence of study at Level 6 within your specialist area/health care profession to attend an interview before your place is confirmed Additional information: RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules •Research Methodology, Methods & Data Analysis (30 credits) •Dissertation (60 credits) Optional Modules •Advanced Health Care Practice (10 credits) •Ethical and Legal Issues within Advanced Practice (10 credits) •Pathophysiology Advanced Practice (10 credits) •Advancing Leadership For Quality (20 credits) •Clinical Examination (10 credits) •Clinical Diagnostics (10 credits) •Diabetes: Enabling Healthcare Professionals to Enhance Healthcare Provision in Practice (30 credits) •Pre-Operative Assessment (20 credits) •Advancing the Critical Care Practitioner (30 credits) •Negotiated Work Based Learning (20 credits) •Mentorship in Health Care Practice (20 credits) •Collaborative and Professional Practice in Dementia Care (30 credits) •Professional Practice in Palliative Care (30 credits) •Safeguarding in Multi-Professional Practice (30 credits) •Quality Monitoring and Improvement in Health and Social Care (30 credits) •Art and Science of Practice Education (20 credits) •Specialist Bowel Cancer Screening Practitioner (20 credits) •Public Health and the Paramedic (20 credits) •Managing Critical Care (20 credits) •Narrative Therapeutics and Communication (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this programme include: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), vivas, written exams, portfolios, reports, reflective pieces, assignments and practical work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Health)
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