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Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP) MSc/PGDip/PGCert


Course facts

  • Name: Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP)
  • Qualification: MSc/PGDip/PGCert
  • Duration: MSc: 3 years part-time

Core Modules:

  • Leadership, Quality, Innovation and Change: This module aims to develop the skills and knowledge required by health care professionals to creatively lead the cultural change required to place patients and clients at the centre of care delivery.
  • Developing Advanced Practice: this module develops skills and knowledge relating to working as an Advanced Practitioner and facilitates innovative learning and application of learning in practice in order to improve and enhance service user care and service delivery.
  • Methods or e-Research Methods: This module is an introduction to research methods and presents a platform for you to engage in both quantitative and qualitative research approaches and develop an ability to utilise specific research techniques.
  • Dissertation – supervised research project (20,000 words)

Optional Modules:

In year 2, students can select 60 credits from a range of modules available from the School MSc portfolio such as:

  • Physiology and Patho-physiology
  • History Taking and Consultation Skills
  • Physical Examination and Diagnostics
  • Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • Accountability in Health and Social Care
  • Ill Adult Management
  • Non-medical Prescribing
  • Diabetes
  • Nutrition
  • Professional Development Portfolio
  • Dementia

Students wishing to can exit the programme after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma if they don’t wish to undertake the full MSc.

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Course Content

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Modules for the current academic year

Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP) Modules page.

Entry Requirements

Please note: Only qualified professionals registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) in the UK maybe admitted onto this course. Entry to this programme requires a good first degree in a relevant subject from a recognised institution. Working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by the School.

International Students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Ask the IEC for assistance...

If you want advice or a general chat about what’s available contact the International Education Centre on +44 (0) 1248 382028 or email


How to Apply

Home/EU students

Home/EU students: apply online yourself with the help of our Guidance Notes on online application for Home/EU students. We strongly recommend you read these before you start to apply online.

Apply online

Once you have read the Guidance Notes you should apply using our Online Application form.

Need help applying? Home/EU students please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions: or write to:

Admissions Office
Bangor University
LL57 2TF

Telephone: +44 (0)1248 383717.

International students

  • Agents: if you are an agent applying on behalf of the student, then you can Apply here. For further guidance click here

Need help applying? International students please contact:

International Education Office: or write to

International Education Centre
Bangor University
LL57 2DG

Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 382028

When to apply

The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June to ensure that you have time to make any funding and/or accommodation arrangements, and for documents such as transcripts and references to be obtained if not submitted with the application. This will also give you more time to meet any conditions we may potentially attach to an offer. If you are making an application for one of our professional courses, which has limited place availability, you are advised to contact the academic school for advice on the final dates for applications.

Careers and Employability

This course has been developed in collaboration with professional health and social care organisations in the UK and includes competencies assessed in the clinical environment. The course has been designed for Allied Health Professionals who wish to study at an advanced level to increase their knowledge, skills and attributes so that they can contribute to modern day health and social care challenges.

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