University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Advanced Practice (Health)

Our Advanced Practice (Health) MSc enables a broad range of healthcare professionals to develop their career at masters level, and be at the forefront of professional knowledge in their area of interest. Open to all healthcare professionals, for example, nurses, paramedics and paramedic practitioners, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists and health visitors will all benefit from the curriculum. You will gain understanding, knowledge and skills to support advanced-level practice in a variety of settings. A wide choice of modules is available from the university's postgraduate education programme, and enables you to specialise in areas of personal and professional interest. Graduate with the confidence and resilience to work in autonomous roles; inspired and equipped to become a leader of change and practice innovation.

Entry requirements

Normally, a 1st degree or evidence of the ability to study at Masters level. Minimum of 3 years post-registration practice is also required.
Applicants should be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and be engaged in practice for a minimum of 15 hours per week. Applicants should also identify an advanced nurse practitioner mentor, within their practice environment, who is willing to support their development. Students who meet the entry requirements will also normally be required to attend an interview.

Course modules

Core modules: physical assessment and advanced nurse practitioner studies; students choose 3 of the following options: Case management; independent and supplementary prescribing; leadership and management; heart failure; advanced respiratory care; diabetes.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Falmer Campus Brighton BN1 9PH South East

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