Master Advancing Practice

| Sheffield, United Kingdom
We all put our trust in the healthcare professionals who take care of us and our loved ones. Those professionals trust Sheffield to deliver the kind of training they need. Because we work so closely with our partners in health and social care, you can be confident that a postgraduate course here will make a positive difference to your working life. All our courses are research-led, shaped by local, national and international policy. Theyíre designed to be flexible, to meet your needs.


About the course

This course is for health care professionals who develop services or support the advancement of others. Itís relevant to various advanced clinical or managerial roles.

We teach you the skills to meet everyday challenges. Youíll develop an in-depth understanding of issues relating to advancing clinical practice. You set personal learning objectives and achieve them through a dissertation, which will enhance your knowledge base and clinical skills.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee

The annual fee for Home/EU students starting in 2015 is £5750.00.

Not specified
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Core modules
  • Concepts and Context of Advancing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Methods of Enquiry
  • Leading Practice
  • Extended Research Study
Optional modules
Optional modules can be chosen from any post graduate modules available within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Optional modules are negotiated on an individual basis.
  • Lectures, seminars, small group work and clinical instruction
  • Specialist sessions with expert speakers
  • Research modules are delivered by experienced research staff
  • Dissertation is by supervised tutorial

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)

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Entry Requirements

You'll need a good degree or equivalent. We welcome non-standard qualifications and will consider each application based on its merits and the requirements of the profession.

You should be working in clinical practice. We prefer you to have a relevant professional qualification but itís not essential. If you have other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact Tracey Moore for advice.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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