Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Unscheduled Care - Practice Development

University of Cumbria

24 months
1750 GBP/year
1200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Unscheduled Care - Practice Development program from University of Cumbria  is specifically tailored for Military Nurses working within Primary Care settings throughout the Armed forces.


The Unscheduled Care - Practice Development program from University of Cumbria aims to enhance and expand their clinical assessment skills, such as history taking and performing physical examinations. Supplementing this, the programme will strengthen the skills needed to make clinical judgements and decisions within healthcare delivery.

Key facts:

You will enhance and expand your current health assessment and clinical decision making skills, in order to meet the increasing demands of the Primary healthcare services you provide. Focussed on the pathway specialism, the PgCert Practice Development enables you to negotiate a short (60 credit) programme of study which provides a coherent progression route, recognising and valuing prior experience and learning. 

Programme Structure


The programme aims to:

  • provide a stimulating and challenging academic and scholarly environment for you to advance your academic and professional development beyond undergraduate level.
  • enable you to develop a mastery of complex and specialised knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of your field of practice.
  • develop systematic skills of objective analysis and evaluation of evidence and develop confidence in appraising and implementing evidence to practice within your sphere of influence

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1st or 2nd class honours degree.
  • Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course, please contact the Enquiry Centre for further details. 
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) may be considered for relevant prior learning at the same academic level.
  • All applicants must be a registered nurse working within the Army.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2400 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 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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