Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Adult; Child (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) MSc

Course Introduction

This course develops an advanced level practice skills with this Royal College of Nursing accredited programme ? designed for nurse practitioners providing direct care to patients, clients and service users. This course has been designed for experienced Adult or Child nurses working in senior positions. It is also suitable if you are preparing for advanced nurse practitioner, care manager, nurse consultant or clinical leadership roles in primary, secondary, or tertiary healthcare settings. This Royal College of Nursing (RCN) accredited course is designed to provide a cohesive educational framework to help you develop advanced practice skills.

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner ? Adult; Child MSc will help you: learn to work as an expert autonomous practitioner within all fields of healthcare; gain contemporary theoretical and professional skills and knowledge for advance practice in areas including: Clinical and direct care practice, leadership and collaborative practice, improving quality and developing practice for yourself and others; develop skills in research and applied data analysis; gain a deeper understanding of health and social care settings and the role of an advanced nurse practitioner; prepare for new, efficient and ethical ways of working that offer a better quality of life and quality of care by placing service users and carers at the centre of decision-making and service redesign.

As a graduate, you will be able to influence nursing practice at both direct and indirect levels through the development of services and the application of research to clinical practice. The course will prepare you for a range of roles, including advanced nurse practitioner, nurse consultant and senior nurse manager in all healthcare settings working across the lifespan. Successful completion of the course fulfils the requirements for advanced practitioner roles in a range of health and social care contexts. It will also qualify you to apply for research posts and to conduct independent research.

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Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,405 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,405 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £8,160 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants hould hold at least a lower second-class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution. If you do not have a degree, you may be considered on the basis of professional experience and/or at the discretion of the programme director. Applicants should be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or a similar professional/statutory body with two years' relevant clinical experience and currently working in a healthcare setting. Students with relevant work experience, combined with a demonstrable ability to study at degree level, will also be considered. Applicants must be in permanent employment in appropriate clinical setting and must have full support from their employer to undertake programme at City, University of London. Applicants must have access to a designated practice supervisor in practice who is a doctor (registrar and above) or ANP.
  • International entry requirements: If your first language is not English, one of the following is also required: A first degree from a UK university or an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA IELTS: 7.0 Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 72.
  • IELTS score: 7