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Advanced Clinical Practice
MSc or PGDip or PGCert
Our MSc/PGDip/PGCert Advanced Clinical Practice will prepare and support you in your clinical role
Our courses are open to midwives and allied health professionals. They provide highly-flexible continuing professional development (CPD) study opportunities, with part and full-time options.
We will challenge your understanding of, and beliefs in, healthcare. And prepare you to take greater responsibility for developing service provision. You will develop the following areas of responsibility to an advanced level:
You will engage in continuing professional and postgraduate academic development as a midwife nurse or allied health professional. As well as extend your knowledge and practice skills. There are excellent opportunities for shared learning. And we support multi and inter-professional learning and teaching.
How to apply
You apply to this course directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences via the online application portal.
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Questions about fees?
Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You can work towards completing your study at any of the three offered academic award levels.
The award you receive depends on the number of modules you successfully complete. At any one time you can choose to study:
- one module (20 level seven credits)
- or two modules (40 level seven credits).
If you are completing the MSc or PGDip, there will also be an opportunity to undertake three modules from an approved list from our healthcare portfolio.
You have the option to start this course in January. You will study a range of modules between January and May. During the summer months of June, July and August you will study further modules and begin work on your dissertation. Between September and December you will complete your final modules and focus on your dissertation.
We have a strong research profile. Our experienced researchers work in the following areas:
- cancer care
- children and families
- drugs and alcohol
- physical rehabilitation and enablement
- interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
Our researchers have won external research and consultancy contracts including grants, fellowships and studentships for NHS staff.
Our research staff collaborate with researchers from across Oxford Brookes University and from the Institute of Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, amongst others.
After you graduate
Students on the course are employed in senior clinical roles in healthcare; the majority are promoted to consultant or senior clinical management positions as a direct result of completing the course.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.