36 months
867 GBP/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Designed for nurses wishing to further their knowledge within the context of General Practice, the Nursing in General Practice course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offers an innovative learn as you work approach, which means you can study at your own pace whilst continuing your professional practice.

Visit the official programme website for more information


This is a unique and flexible approach to learning, as the student can chose from catalogue of modules focusing on practice nursing skills such as long term conditions, acute management of patients, treatment room skills, leadership skills and non-medical prescribing.  

Why study with us

This Nursing in General Practice course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) utilises the RCGP & RCN (2015) ‘General Practice Nursing Competencies’ framework which allow the student to address the wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviours required of a fully proficient general practice nurse.

Choose from catalogue of modules focusing on practice nursing skills such as long-term conditions, acute management of patients, treatment room skills, leadership skills and non-medical prescribing.

You’ll also receive an introduction to postgraduate research.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least a 2:2 degree in health related area or equivalent
  • Transfer of credits in accordance with University regulations may be possible
  • Applicants must be working in or able to access a general practice environment that will enable them to meet and achieve the course learning outcomes and have support from the manager
  • Have the ability to be self-funding or have the commitment of their employer to support course fees
  • 2 references required
  • IELTS: Score of at least 7.0 or equivalent within the last 2 years
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and will be invited to an informal discussion where applicants should show evidence of supporting qualifications
  • 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 .

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • National

    867 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 867 GBP per module during 36 months.

Per 20 credits 

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.


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.

Our partners

Nursing in General Practice
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!