Taught course

Critical Care

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Entry requirements

You need to have a degree in nursing or a closely related degree, with a minimum 2:2 classification and two years clinical experience in critical care. If you don't meet this criteria you may be considered at the discretion of the course leader. You must be working within a critical care practice environment and be on a professional register.

Months of entry


Course content

If you're a graduate healthcare practitioner aiming to become a competent and confident critical care nurse, our course will prepare you for delivering quality, safe care in a demanding environment

It’s well recognised that adult critical care nursing is a demanding and highly skilled role requiring comprehensive knowledge and understanding for good practice.

Our course will effectively prepare you both clinically and academically to become a competent and confident critical care nurse. It’s delivered by well qualified teachers and carries a nationally-recognised award accepted by healthcare provider trusts and independent sector healthcare organisations in the UK. Our course is mapped explicitly against the recommendations of the National Standards for Critical Care Nurse Education.
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Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate a standard of English language (IELTS) at level 6.5 (including written English) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Fees information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    10 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Anglia Ruskin Admissions Customer Service Team
01245 686868