Advanced Clinical Practice MSc

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 - 5 years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
February and September

Overview Updated 15/04/2019

Also offered as:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Top Up)
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Our Masters in in Advanced Clinical Practice award aims to equip healthcare professionals with advanced clinical skills and knowledge needed to lead and develop complex evidence-based clinical decisions, whilst enhancing service delivery and improving health outcomes within Practice. Linked to the four pillars of ‘Advanced Practice’; clinical, education, leadership and research; students will also benefit from learning with specialists from a range of healthcare settings whilst ensuring patient safety and ethical practice.

Course

Highlights

  • Work based learning opportunities
  • Inter-professional learning
  • Professional Body registration of Prescribing qualification

Additional

Information

Further information

For further information regarding the award and it associated modules please contact Julie Holloway, Programme Lead on advancedpractice@northampton.ac.uk

Course Details

Advanced clinical practitioners (ACPs) enhance capacity and capability within teams by supporting existing and more established roles. They improve clinical continuity, provide more patient-focused care, enhance the inter-professional team and help to provide safe, accessible and high-quality care for patients (HEE).

Our MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice programme is designed in a systematic manner using a modular approach which enables it to be flexible enough to respond to the needs of stakeholders whilst recognising that students studying this programme will also be employed within practice settings.

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Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be currently registered with a professional body (NMC/HCPC) and been registered for a minimum of 3 years.

To apply, you need to complete and submit the WBL Agreement form and the WBL manager letter with your online application.

A current DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be required to access the Programme.

For further information regarding the award and it associated modules please contact Julie Holloway, Programme Lead, on advancedpractice@northampton.ac.uk.

Course Content

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

In order to achieve MSc Advanced Clinical Practice award, students must meet all requirements of this award map:

NURM080*    Advanced Assessment and clinical Reasoning (Work-Based Leaning) –  40 credits, compulsory

NURM081*    Diagnostic Reasoning for Practice- 20 credits, compulsory

NURM012      NMC V300 Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (NISP) Nursing and Midwifery Council – 40 credits, designated

NURM045      Supplementary and Independent Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals – 40 credits, designated

NURM079*    Education and Influencing Others in Health Care – 20 credits, compulsory

OTHM010      Professional Project – 60 credits, compulsory

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice: To be eligible for the award, students must successfully complete 180 credits from the above.

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice: To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma, the students must successfully gain 120 credits from the above list including NURM080 and NURM081.

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice: To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate, the students must take NURM080 and NURM081.

Facilities &

Special Features

There is opportunity for those who wish to continue educational study and work at academic level 8 on completion of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice award, to register for the Doctor of Professional Practice or a PhD which are also offered at the University of Northampton.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice: (60 Credits) £2,430 (1 Year)

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice: (120 Credits) £4,860 (2 Years)

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Top Up): (60 Credits) £2,430 (1 Year)

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Full Award): (180 Credits): Year 1 (60 Credits) £2,430, Year 2 (60 Credits) £2,430* (*may be subject to inflationary increase in 20/21), Year 3 (60 Credits) £2,430* (*may be subject to inflationary increase in 20/22)

Postgraduate Loans

If you are starting a Master’s course in 2019/20 and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits) and complete your study within 3 academic years.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

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Updated 15/04/2019

  • Also offered as:

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice
    • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Top Up)
    • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

    Our Masters in in Advanced Clinical Practice award aims to equip healthcare professionals with advanced clinical skills and knowledge needed to lead and develop complex evidence-based clinical decisions, whilst enhancing service delivery and improving health outcomes within Practice. Linked to the four pillars of ‘Advanced Practice’; clinical, education, leadership and research; students will also benefit from learning with specialists from a range of healthcare settings whilst ensuring patient safety and ethical practice.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Work based learning opportunities
    • Inter-professional learning
    • Professional Body registration of Prescribing qualification
  • Advanced clinical practitioners (ACPs) enhance capacity and capability within teams by supporting existing and more established roles. They improve clinical continuity, provide more patient-focused care, enhance the inter-professional team and help to provide safe, accessible and high-quality care for patients (HEE).

    Our MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice programme is designed in a systematic manner using a modular approach which enables it to be flexible enough to respond to the needs of stakeholders whilst recognising that students studying this programme will also be employed within practice settings.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Further information

    For further information regarding the award and it associated modules please contact Julie Holloway, Programme Lead on advancedpractice@northampton.ac.uk

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • All applicants must be currently registered with a professional body (NMC/HCPC) and been registered for a minimum of 3 years.

    To apply, you need to complete and submit the WBL Agreement form and the WBL manager letter with your online application.

    A current DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be required to access the Programme.

    For further information regarding the award and it associated modules please contact Julie Holloway, Programme Lead, on advancedpractice@northampton.ac.uk.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

    In order to achieve MSc Advanced Clinical Practice award, students must meet all requirements of this award map:

    NURM080*    Advanced Assessment and clinical Reasoning (Work-Based Leaning) –  40 credits, compulsory

    NURM081*    Diagnostic Reasoning for Practice- 20 credits, compulsory

    NURM012      NMC V300 Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (NISP) Nursing and Midwifery Council – 40 credits, designated

    NURM045      Supplementary and Independent Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals – 40 credits, designated

    NURM079*    Education and Influencing Others in Health Care – 20 credits, compulsory

    OTHM010      Professional Project – 60 credits, compulsory

    MSc Advanced Clinical Practice: To be eligible for the award, students must successfully complete 180 credits from the above.

    Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice: To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma, the students must successfully gain 120 credits from the above list including NURM080 and NURM081.

    Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice: To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate, the students must take NURM080 and NURM081.

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    There is opportunity for those who wish to continue educational study and work at academic level 8 on completion of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice award, to register for the Doctor of Professional Practice or a PhD which are also offered at the University of Northampton.

  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice: (60 Credits) £2,430 (1 Year)

    Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice: (120 Credits) £4,860 (2 Years)

    MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Top Up): (60 Credits) £2,430 (1 Year)

    MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Full Award): (180 Credits): Year 1 (60 Credits) £2,430, Year 2 (60 Credits) £2,430* (*may be subject to inflationary increase in 20/21), Year 3 (60 Credits) £2,430* (*may be subject to inflationary increase in 20/22)

    Postgraduate Loans

    If you are starting a Master’s course in 2019/20 and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits) and complete your study within 3 academic years.

    Additional Costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

*Course data provided by Unistats

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Waterside

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