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Faculty of Health Sciences

MSc in Advanced Practice

Postgraduate - Taught MSc

Open for admission in 2018/19

Start in September, January, June

Part time
MSc 3 years

About the course

Designed to meet demand for advanced practice studies within health and social care, this programme provides the next step in career progression and academic development.

This inter-professional programme allows you to focus on specialist pathways, whilst maintaining a focus on the core principles of advanced practice including: leadership, professionalism, inter-professional communication, and service development and evaluation.

The MSc in Advanced Practice is a part-time programme with start dates available in January, June and September. 

Where you'll study

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Fees and funding

  • Home/EU (part-time): £810 (20 credits), £2,425 (60 credits), £3,640 (90 credits)

Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. 

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

"The teaching staff have helped me bring together my skills and experiences and apply them to my studies and practice. Studying at Hull gave me the chance to shine.”

Timothy Buescher, PhD Health Studies

What you'll study

The single framework structure enables greater continuity and equity in pursuit of the masters level award, and ensures that all students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills at the forefront of their discipline related to research, literature review methods, and the support of specialist developments.

Year 1

  • Clinical Assessment and Examination Theory

  • Advanced Decision Making in Practice

  • Clinical Assessment and Examination Practical

Year 2

  • Optional discipline-specific module

  • Research and Literature Review Methods

  • Advanced Practice Informed Learning

Year 3

  • Dissertation

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

Find out more

Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking.

Our postgraduate taught options prepare professionals to deliver safe and compassionate care underpinned by the latest research and evidence.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from 'bite-size' taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in nursing, midwifery or another relevant discipline, plus appropriate experience in a professional environment.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

The programme provides a vehicle for continuous professional development for a range of qualified nurses and midwives from within the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Commissioned by Health Education Yorkshire and Humber (HEYH), students are employed by a service provider for the duration of the programme. Some hold permanent posts, whilst others are on training contracts.