University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Advanced Practice (Clinical)

If you're a nurse, paramedic or other health care professional looking to enhance your professional development, then our course provides a flexible programme in which to develop your knowledge and skills. We focus on five specific areas: health assessment/ diagnostic reasoning/ clinical decision making, leadership and the adoption/ evaluation of evidence based practice. You'll gain an Advanced Practice MSc that can open career opportunities in Advanced Practice in the healthcare arena. We have been delivering this MSc by distance learning for over 10 years and are leaders in this field of delivery. You'll study part-time through distance and work-based learning, as well as two residential workshops (a 3 day induction and a two day pre OSCE workshop). This allows you to continue earning and balance your studies around your busy schedule. As our course is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing, you can be confident that the skills you acquire are relevant and will lead to big changes in your career. So get on the right track to professional development by taking our Advanced Practice course!


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 1 years

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Distance Learning

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