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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Nursing

University of Essex Online

8 months
Duration
3945 GBP/full
3945 GBP/full
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About

Keen to step up within your role as a nurse? Interested in broadening your horizons or improving your ability to manage? The Nursing 100% online and part-time short postgraduate course from University of Essex Online is designed for practising nurses who are keen to continue their professional development and take on new challenges within their field.

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Overview

You will have the ability to customise your studies by selecting from a range of modules in various healthcare and management topics alongside our compulsory offer, including:

  • 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

Why we’re great

  • You can achieve a respected qualification in just 8 months without any need to take a break from work.
  • This Nursing course from University of Essex Online 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

MSc Nursing 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
  • Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in the Management of Disease
  • Health Promotion
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice
  • Diabetes: Prevention, Care and Management
  • Principles and Practices of Pain Management
  • Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Patients
  • Infection Prevention and Quality Improvement

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 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

60 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 MSc 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 Cert 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

    3945 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3945 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    3945 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3945 GBP for the full programme during 8 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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