Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Neonatal Intensive Care

University of Sheffield

12 months
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Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. At the University of Sheffield we offer a degree in Neonatal Intensive Care. 

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This Neonatal Intensive Care programme degree is offered at the University of Sheffield .

These stand-alone degree (Level 6) and masters (Level 7) units are designed to enable registered nurses and midwives currently working within the neonatal environment to develop an in-depth knowledge of the pathophysiology of preterm and term neonates requiring complex management of care with reference to establishing, supporting and maintaining homeostasis for the baby requiring resuscitation at birth and during their ongoing care in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Who is it for?

Qualified professionals who have:

  • Active UK Nursing & Midwifery Council registration (adult, child or midwife) employed in a neonatal environment.
  • Completed the Yorkshire and Humber ODN Foundation Programme or equivalent (see Mapping Document).
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Nursing; please apply to study at Degree Level (Level 6 applicants)
  • BSc(Hons) degree in Nursing or Midwifery; please apply to study at Masters Level ( Level 7 applicants) unless the option to study at degree level study has been discussed and agreed with your clinical manager and NHS Trust.

Programme Structure

Overview of content:

  • The management of  neonates requiring intensive and critical care
  • The support required by the family in this context
  • The evidence base supporting the care of the neonate and their family within the intensive care environment. 
  • The role of the neonatal nurse within the intensive care unit. 

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • View details of the postgraduate programmes offered by each department on our site.
  • Complete the on-line application form
  • A message will appear on screen acknowledging submission of application

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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