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Advanced District Nursing

Robert Gordon University

Master
18 months
Duration
12480 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
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About

This MSc Advanced District Nursing course offered at the Robert Gordon University is aimed at experienced registered nurses with experience in acute or primary care settings, who wish to build on their experience and transfer their learning in order to develop the higher level of knowledge and skills required for specialist and advanced practice in district nursing.

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc the Advanced District Nursing aims to equip students with contemporary knowledge to take forward the rapidly changing primary care agenda. It will enable a critical, innovative and reflective approach to address the healthcare needs of individuals, families, carers, groups and communities.

The Advanced District Nursing programme is offered by Robert Gordon University. Students need to be sponsored or supported by an NHS Board in order to meet the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for practice assessment.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Job Prospects

The programme recognises the accepted international benchmark for advanced practice and trains you to be highly experienced and educated member of care teams who can diagnose and treat healthcare needs or make a referral to an appropriate specialist.

This programme will prepare you for an advanced clinical role in a range of healthcare settings. You will develop the decision-making, research and leadership skills required to deal with complex clinical situations. The programme is designed to allow you to continue and develop your knowledge and skills within your own areas of practice, enabling you to accelerate your career progression.

It also allows you to continue to develop knowledge and skills within your own areas of practice to accelerate your career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evidence to Inform Practice
  • Advanced Concepts Of Improving Health And Wellbeing
  • Advanced Contemporary District Nursing
  • Specialist Practice In District Nursing
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Clinical History Taking And Examination Skills For Advanced Practice
  • Managing Long Term Conditions
  • Leading And Advancing Specialist Practice In District Nursing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum entry requirement for this programme will normally be an honours degree or its equivalent. In addition, because of the work based nature of the programme, all students must be working in clinical practice or sponsored by a Health Board and have access to a practice teacher/ practice facilitator. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12480 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.

UK/EU Students

Part-time

  • £2,590 for year 1,2
  • £1,720 for year 3

International Students

Part-time

  • £4,680 for year 1,2
  • £3,120 for year 3

Funding

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