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University of Kent: Advanced and Specialist Healthcare

Institution University of Kent View institution profile
Department Kent Health
Study type Taught


Advanced and Specialist Healthcare is a flexible, part-time, multi-professional programme. It has been designed specifically for qualified, registered healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses, GP Fellows, physiotherapists and therapists working in primary, secondary or community care, who wish to develop their academic skills alongside their professional role.

Overview This part-time, flexible, multi-professional Master's-level qualification is suitable for all healthcare professionals and offers opportunities for Accreditation of Prior Experiential and /or Certificated Learning or Credit Transfer.

Who is the programme for? Healthcare professionals who wish to develop their academic skills alongside their professional role.

GP trainers who have successfully achieved PCert or PDip in Strategic Leadership and Multi-professional Education in Healthcare, can continue to study for a full MSc award by direct access into the Postgraduate Diploma.

Professionals who have successfully completed WL600 Woundcare Module with Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust. You can convert a percentage of your credits via APECL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential and/or Certificated Learning) as direct entry to the programme.

Post-CCT Fellowships for GPs. HEE offer fellowships for early career GPs. The PCert in Advanced and Specialist Healthcare provides the academic component for the Education and Leadership Fellowship, with students gaining the research and evaluation skills required to undertake a project negotiated with the sponsoring CCG. One to one academic support is also provided by the Kent Academic Primary Care Unit, who work alongside the Centre for Professional Practice to deliver the teaching for GP Fellows.


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 University of Kent

The University of Kent is outward looking and forward-thinking, with outstanding academic staff, excellent facilities, networking opportunities, safe and welcoming study locations and award-winning student support. Our interdisciplinary programmes are designed to help you sharpen your focus and take a step up in your career.

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Kent,  a top UK and global University is known for its teaching excellence, and for the interdisciplinary nature of its programmes and research. We understand that postgraduate students need flexibility, so many of our taught and all of our research degrees offer September or January starts. Many of our …

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