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About

As a nurse, it is essential to continue learning and developing your skills. The Nursing programme from University of Essex Online is designed to allow nursing professionals to gain a recognised postgraduate qualification, plus a host of new knowledge and capabilities, in just 16 months alongside your current work commitments.

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Overview

Alongside your main modules, you will be able to select three optional modules to tailor the course to your interests. Optional topics include:

  • the management of disease, including pathophysiology and pharmacology
  • the principles of pain management
  • the theoretical knowledge required to support the delivery and management of diabetes care both in primary and secondary healthcare settings
  • the role of nurses in meeting the needs of vulnerable individuals, groups and communities
  • the scientific concepts underpinning infection control and prevention
  • contemporary models and strategies to guide the design of effective health promotion activities
  • practical leadership skills underpinned by a critical appreciation of leadership theory
  • Upon completion of your PG Dip Nursing , we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for our full MSc Nursing (180 credits).

Why we’re great

  • You can achieve a respected qualification in just 16 months without any need to take a break from work.
  • This course contributes towards your required CPD and will allow you to further your skills and knowledge.
  • Our range of optional modules means that, whatever your clinical background or future career goals, you will find topics of relevance to you.

Your future

The Nursing programme from University of Essex Online will help you begin your progression from wholly clinical roles to middle and senior management positions within nursing. Potential job titles may include: Ward Manager, Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, Senior Staff Nurse or Nursing Officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Professional Practice Portfolio
  • Evidence-based Decision Making in Practice
  • Healthcare Management: Principles and Practices
  • Three optional modules:
  • Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in the Management of Disease
  • Health Promotion
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip Nursing programme students must meet the following criteria as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree or equivalent in a health or social care related subject from an approved institution
  • working in clinical practice as a registered nurse or licensed to practice as a nurse with a nursing regulator or appropriate licensing board

Students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry and will be considered on an individual basis. In order to satisfy the Work Experience Entry Route requirements for our PG Dip Nursing, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least three years’ post-qualification work experience as a registered nurse or licensed to practice as a nurse with a nursing regulator or appropriate licensing board, supported by appropriate references

 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

Funding

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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