University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Advanced Practice

This programme is for practitioners who hold registration with a professional body, who have experience in working as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and who have been identified as having the capability and potential to provide leadership in their designated area of practice. The programme will develop the resilience, confidence, skill and expertise of registered nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to advance professional practice in order to improve outcomes for patients/service users and their families and carers.

Entry requirements

A degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification; and either current registration with the NMC or HCPC or other relevant professional, statutory and regulatory body; or for the Safeguarding Children and Young People and Sexual Health pathways only, evidence of substantial experience of working in the health and social care sector, currently fulfilling a senior role. You should be in current employment, with at least one year�s experience in the field of practice relevant to your chosen pathway. If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill) or an equivalent rating in another secure English language Test.

Course modules

Modules include: Enquiry skills and research 1; applied leadership in health and social care 1; enquiry skills and research 2; applied leadership in health and social care 2; systematic review - students will investigate an area of professional practice that is focused on developing evidence based practice; independent research project relevant to own field of practice - students will frame a question and execute a research based project; a work based project - students will implement and evaluate a practice initiative or change with an explicit aim to improve professional practice.

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy is designed to encourage learners to read, think and to prepare an appropriate professional response to the contemporary topics that make up the content of the programme. Each assessment is designed to assess the learner's ability to comprehend a topic as a foundation upon which a full critical debate relating to the contemporary practice of Health and Social care professionals can be built.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Avery Hill Campus Bexley SE9 2PQ South East

Key information

Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
020 8331 9000