Advanced Practice

Glasgow Caledonian University


MSc Advanced Practice at Glasgow Caledonian University gives you exposure to worldwide health and social care perspectives. You will explore further the need to integrate service users and carers views into policy and practice development. And you will develop the confidence to embrace and promote professional leadership - so that you can contribute meaningfully to the modernisation and integration of health and social care delivery.

MSc Advanced Practice offers three exit points: MSc, PgDip and PgCert. You can also choose to specialise and graduate with a named award from Glasgow Caledonian University: MSc Advanced Practice (Musculoskeletal Health) or MSc Advanced Practice (Education in Academic and Practice Settings), a teaching qualification with HEA Fellowship. These named awards are available with a predefined list of module choices to ensure your study is appropriate to your field, giving you the best learning experience to suit your needs.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Advanced Practice

You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Advanced Practice

Entry Requirements

UK 2:2 honours degree or equivalent. You must be an experienced (normally two to three years post registration), registered health or social care practitioner with minimum academic requirement. If you can demonstrate experience or accredited learning you will also be considered by submitting a Recognition of Prior Learning Application.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2-3 years


School of Health and Life Sciences


Nursing and Community Health

SCQF Level



Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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