Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Clinical Practice (Advanced Critical Care Practice)

This programme incorporates the Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Practice (Advanced Critical Care Practice) and Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills, and is only available to Trust employees appointed into the role of Advanced Critical Care Practitioner. The course eflects a focus on mastery of clinical (health care practice) theory and skills, and requires an assessment of clinical competence on which the award is contingent. The programme addresses the requirement to provide a Masters award that includes new clinical skills to prepare for a role as a new type of health professional. A substantial part of the programme is devoted to the development of specific skills and the remainder accommodates the acquisition of a bio-medical and practice related knowledge base required for the role. For this reason, research and other forms of evidence are integrated within the practitioner specific modules and within clinical practice.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or above. Professional role qualification and experience working in role is desirable. As this is a seconded role all candidates will be interviewed by the seconding trust and the university.

Course modules

Practice evaluation dissertation; empirical project; practice project; systematic appraisal.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
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0191 243 7900