University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Advanced Practice

This course reflects a number of specific drivers within social and healthcare practice. Working with clinical experts, specialist agencies, research centres and keynote experts ensures the course has a robust and credible practice base in both its delivery and application. This initiative addresses the changing frame of health, social, public and voluntary sector workers � whereby collaboration and shared working is recognised as meeting the needs of the individual worker, patients, public and carers.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Gateway to advanced practice (15 credits); the advanced practitioner (15 or 30 credits); work-based learning (15 or 30 credits); quality improvement projects in health and social care (30 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

Key information

Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Affairs
Telephone number: 
01786 467046