University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Advanced Clinical Practice (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)

Designed to enable you to develop your practice further and will prepare you for a clinical practice role at a senior level. It will enable you to build on your existing clinical experience, skills and competencies while providing the educational knowledge needed for roles that require greater autonomy, responsibility and more complex clinical decision making.

Entry requirements

Lower second-class degree or equivalent; registration with a professional body; at least two years' relevant post-registration clinical experience

Course modules

Core: Decision Making for Advanced Clinical Practice, Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice, Transition to Advanced Practice (Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Neonatal Practitioner Pathways), Dissertation
Required: Advanced Neonatal Studies Assessment and Examination of the New-born, Pharmacology and Applied Clinical Science for Prescribing and Advanced Medicines Management

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, case studies, examinations, objective structured clinical examination, practice based assessment, a clinical portfolio and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8059 5500