Advanced Clinical Practice - MSc

The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice is a programme for multi-professional groups which aims to meet the contemporary challenges of advanced clinical practice. On successful completion of this programme you will be a recognised Advanced Clinical Practitioner (HEE, 2017) with an expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded autonomous scope of practice, the characteristics of which are shaped by the context in which you practice.

Application deadline: 19 January 2023

Month of entry

  • September, March

Mode of study

  • Part time


Subject area

  • Health and Rehabilitation, Midwifery, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Radiography

Fees for 2023/24 academic year

  • UK - Part time £3,850 per year

Duration of study

  • 3 - 5 years

Why study Advanced Clinical Practice at Keele University?

Britain's best university, as ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
This programme is accredited by the Centre of Advancing Practice
Top 10 in the UK for research opportunities offered to postgraduate students (PRES, 2019)
Join a close-knit graduate community
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Accreditation and professional recognition

This programme is accredited by the Centre of Advancing Practice.

Health Education England’s Centre for Advancing Practice has been established to standardise post-registration education by accrediting advanced practice courses that achieve the standards outlined in the multi-professional Advanced Practice Framework. Practitioners who have completed accredited education programmes will be eligible to be listed on the Centre’s Advanced Practice Directory. Programme accreditation from the Centre for Advancing Practice will bring a new level of consistency to the workforce and help showcase advanced practice within health and social care. Welcome - Advanced Practice (

Health Education England accreditation

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Advanced Clinical Practice student

"I found the modules to be clinically and educationally challenging and also professionally rewarding. In addition, opportunities to work alongside specialist clinicians such as Emergency Department Consultants and other specialists has been an invaluable experience. The wide choice of modules has enabled me to specialise in areas of specific professional interest."

Vicky, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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