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Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification

Glasgow Caledonian University

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
4500 GBP/year
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About

This Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification programme at Glasgow Caledonian University is designed for registered nurses who want to build on their existing knowledge and develop new skills.

Overview

Gain training to better meet the political and organisational demands of delivering care – and advance best practices in your field. Harness your commitment to the common good to make a meaningful difference at the local, national or global level. Prepare for a challenging and rewarding career as a specialist practitioner in a programme that uses a variety of dynamic learning opportunities.

At GCU, we give you the tools you need to succeed. Join a thriving, open and diverse community with a shared belief in social responsibility.

Our PgD programme complies with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for specialist education and practice as well as proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribers.

Graduate prospects

The Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification programme from Glasgow Caledonian University sets you up for success in an exciting new chapter of your career. Most of our students are employed in the National Health Service (NHS); after graduation, our alumni generally pursue roles with NHS service providers that are commensurate with the professional qualification of Specialist Practitioner: District Nursing.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Evaluating Evidence to Develop Research and Inform Practice
  • Non-Medical Prescribing 
  • Leading Advanced Practice in District Nursing 
  • Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions
  • Evaluating Professional Perspectives and Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

135 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
  • UK honours degree (or equivalent) with pre-requisite employer-related requirements as specified in the Standards of Proficiency for Nurse and Midwife Prescribers (NMC, 2006).

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • RUK: £4,500

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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