• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

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 PgD 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
  • Leading Advanced Practice in District Nursing 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There is no fixed deadline for many of our postgraduate programmes, but please check the webpage of the course you are interested in for a closing date. In all cases we recommend you apply as early as possible to ensure there is plenty of time to process your visa.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

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.
  • Applicants must evidence current 1st level (Adult) Registration and normally have a minimum of three years post registration experience to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5496 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • RUK: £5500

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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