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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary


This clinically-focused course is designed to support healthcare practitioners who have recently qualified and need to develop the knowledge and skills to work effectively in their chosen specialism. It can also support established practitioners who would like to extend their skill set within a new specialism.

It allows you to gain a postgraduate award as recognition of your continued learning and development. You can choose to qualify with these awards:

  • PG Cert - part-time for one year (up to two years maximum)
  • PG Dip - part-time for two years (up to three years maximum)
  • MSc - part-time for three years (up to four years maximum).

You can choose between a generic award in clinical practice or a specialised award in a particular area. Your course leader will help you to decide which route is most suitable for your clinical needs.

Throughout your course, you will benefit from our links with Healthcare providers. These links help us to offer a wide range of excellent facilities that support teaching and learning activity.

This course is based in London but we also offer MSc Cinical Practice based in Reading.

Course detail

This flexible Masters course in clinical practice is based at our West London campus but we also offer MSc Clinical Practice based in Reading.

Teaching staff

You will learn from highly skilled staff, many of whom are conducting research in their specialist areas, ensuring that your studies are both challenging and rewarding. Your learning will take place in a wide range of settings and you will work with a variety of people, including patients, clients and expert clinicians and lecturers.

Generic or specialist award?

The course allows you to choose from a range of optional modules to suit your clinical needs.

You can choose to qualify with a generic award in clinical practice or to focus your learning on one of the specialisms below:

  • Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
  • Acute Care
  • Intensive Care
  • Critical Care
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Out of Hospital Care
  • Midwifery
  • Mental Health
  • Psychosocial Interventions
  • Urgent Care
  • Opthalmic Care
  • Addiction Studies

Study & career progression

On graduation, the clinical and research skills you will have developed, as well as your ability to self-manage and solve problems, could help you to gain promotion in your chosen field.

You could also choose to further your research interests with a PhD or Professional Doctorate.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of West London

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  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    127 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%



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