Taught course

Primary Care Nursing

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

Entry requirements

A first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.

You must have undertaken a period of three year post-qualifying consolidation and be registered with the NMC regulatory body. You must be soon to be or currently employed in an appropriate role within the field General Practice or a Community/ Primary Care setting. You must have a designated facilitator and recommendation to undertake the course by your Education Liaison Manager (if you are self- funded you will still need to identify a mentor in your area of work). Non-graduates with extensive relevant practical and continuing professional development experience will be considered for entry onto the pathway.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you are a nurse currently working in community settings, you can access a wide variety of specialist modules to update, upskill and embed your practice. You will build practical skills with an array of specialist and more general modules to expand and progress your professional direction. If you are new to primary and community care, you will find a variety of modules supporting you to become quickly established in the provision of care and services in this area.

Primary care and community settings will be brought to life and you will benefit from ongoing support from the University, which will include visits at your personal practice environment. Close contact and support from your personal tutor will help you manage your modules to gain the best possible learning experience throughout this course.

As you progress through your course you will meet nurses from a variety of practice areas and in several modules other health professionals may attend. This multi professional element adds opportunities for debate and discussion and will enable you to explore different perspectives in medical and healthcare provision. You will be able to develop new skills in our state of the art skills laboratories and experience exciting new ways of learning which support a variety of learning styles.

Find out more on our Anglia Ruskin University course page.

Fees and funding

UK students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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