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Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ

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12 months
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525 GBP/module
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About

The Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ course from De Montfort University is unique and innovative, designed to meet the needs of nursing practitioners who wish to advance their knowledge and skills to expert specialist level within their current practice domain.

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Overview

The Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable course from  De Montfort University  specifically caters for clinically experienced nurses seeking a flexible route to a master’s level qualification that has a recordable Specialist Practitioner Qualification (PG Diploma only) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Reasons to study Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ at DMU:

  • With an integrated theory and practice approach, you will develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for safe and effective specialist practice to patients and clients, as well as the confidence to deliver higher level clinical decision making, make consistent developments and advancements in clinical healthcare, and drive through strategic or operational change within your workplace
  • Our strong links with clinical practice, combined with direct input and teaching from experienced colleagues in clinical settings, ensures your learning is relevant to current practice
  • You will benefit from experienced visiting lecturers, ensuring your learning is at the cutting-edge of developments in the sector
  • Our practitioner, researchers, and academic staff are experienced specialists in clinical areas of practice and will offer a unique perspective to your learning
  • Inter-professional learning develops your ability to work as part of a multi-professional team
  • You will obtain a specialist practitioner recordable qualification with the NMC
  • Through the form of a project you can undertake a service development initiative to positively impact upon the patient experience as part of the master's qualification

Graduate careers

Nursing practice provides an essential aspect of your professional portfolio and career development; supporting your career progression through the advancement of your own practice in providing high-quality patient, family, group and community specialist nursing care in clinical practice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Developing Expertise in District Nursing 
  • The Community Agenda 
  • Research Methods for Health Professionals 
  • Physical and Psychosocial Examination and Consultation Skills for Specialist Practice 
  • Accountable Practitioner
  • Influencing/Innovating and Problem Solving in Clinical Practice
  • Community Formulary prescribing 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PgCert: 60 credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK honours degree (2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 60 credits (inclusive of research) at level 6 plus three years’ clinical experience
  • Effective registration on the NMC professional register
  • At least two years’ clinical experience in nursing in a chosen field of practice, and demonstration of experience in leadership, within your clinical area either through continued professional development (CPD) or publication of clinical articles/material
  • You should also be able to demonstrate that you have the requisite clinical skills and relevant CPD required and therefore be in a position to develop higher level skills
  • Demonstration of direct and continuing contact with clients who have specialist care needs, prior to and continuing throughout the duration of the course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    525 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 525 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    525 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 525 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • Full-time 15 credit taught module £525 with 60 credit dissertation £2,100
  • Part-time 15 credit taught module £525 with 60 credit dissertation £2,100

Funding

We are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study, which is why we offer the Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship. This gives DMU graduates a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, based on academic achievement and merit.

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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