Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Advanced Clinical Practice

This course enables the development of higher levels of knowledge and skills at the depth and breadth appropriate to Masters level work. This part time 3 year programme comprises of both practice and academic based learning. The clinical focus of the award is a direct result of the continuing need to develop the role of advanced practitioner. The expanding clinical role is assisted by linking the student with a clinical preceptor who is an expert in the student's clinical speciality. The student will also receive support for personal and professional development from a senior clinical lead of the same profession who acts as a mentor for the duration of the award.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree or evidence of successful study at level 7.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles of physical assessment or mental health assessment of clients; risk, decision making and uncertainty; clinical practice role expansion.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) Stafford ST18 0AD West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400