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About

Build on your experience and skills as a community nurse or midwife with the Community Specialist Practitioner programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)-approved course.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You’ll enhance your practical and theoretical knowledge of working and caring for people in the community, as we support you to become an adaptable, reflexive and responsive practitioner who promotes the highest standards of client health care. 

Future careers

Successful completion of the Community Specialist Practitioner programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) means you’ll be on record as a community specialist practitioner on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register. 

As a clinician, educator, manager and leader you’ll proactively meet changing health care needs and the expectations and demands of individuals, groups and populations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic society. 

Accreditation

This course is validated by the NMC, the nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Public Health and Social Policy
  • Leadership in Practice
  • Community Practitioner Prescribing 
  • Safeguarding
  • Trafficking of People

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
91

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
91

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least a 2:2 degree in health related area or equivalent
  • Community Children's Nursing: entry on sub part 1: Child - RN8 or RNC
  • Credits: 360 credits of which 120 must be at Level 6 in a relevant Nursing Practice or Social Sciences related subject
  • Applicants must have Experience of practicing within a healthcare environment for a minimum of 18 hours per week and have support from the manager
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • Have the commitment of their employer to support course fees
  • The equivalent of at least one year post-registration practice experience
  • DBS clearance which will be organised through your employing organisation
  • In order to ensure that the University offers places on their programmes to suitable candidates you will be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB).

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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