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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives

Swansea University

12 months
2600 GBP/year
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This one-year Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives programme from Swansea University will equip you with the competency to practise within current legislation as an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber.

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The Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives programme from Swansea University is delivered through our College of Human and Health Sciences, so you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment with an international reputation for midwifery education. 

According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014-2021, over 75% of research carried out at the college was of international or world-leading quality.

Our teaching team has a strong background in academic support at all levels, including the specific demands of work-based learning.

You may be eligible to have your tuition fees covered through a Welsh Government bursary.

We have strong links with professional practice and academic research networks in Europe and around the world, so your learning is informed by the latest policy and practice developments.

Career opportunities

Your postgraduate qualification in Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives opens up rewarding opportunities for further study and career development in your chosen specialty, including in research, education, policy development, and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Assessment and Decision Making in Non-Medical Prescribing 
  • Pharmacology Principles and Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a registered nurse (level 1), a registered midwife or a SCPHN
  • The practice area must have the necessary governance structures in place (including clinical support, access to protected learning time and employer support where appropriate) to enable learners to undertake, and be adequately supported throughout, the programme
  • The applicant must have the competence, experience and academic ability to study at level 7.
  • Applicants for V300 supplementary/independent prescribing programmes have been registered with the NMC for a minimum of one year prior to application for entry onto the programme

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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