University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Modern healthcare services are dynamic, diverse and challenging; to meet these challenges, healthcare practitioners need advanced clinical skills and sound theoretical knowledge; students learn advanced clinical examination skills by working with doctors and nurse practitioners in our state-of-the-art clinical simulation suite and in actual clinical practice; there is also the opportunity to undertake an independent prescribing module; theoretical elements include a range of normal and altered physiology and diagnostics.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered nurse, midwife, SCPHN, health visitor, physiotherapist or pharmacist, or paramedic educated to at least degree level; candidates must have a minimum of 3 years�, full-time, post-registration experience (or equivalent part-time) and be in current employment; accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) are considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical conditions in practice; clinical skills for practitioners; therapeutics and diagnostics; independent prescribing or influences of practices; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessmnet includes objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 573 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

Key information

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