Taught course

Critical Care

ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) · Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care

Entry requirements

Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of face-to-face and online learning in September 2021, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning. Our website also has general information for new students about starting university in 2021-22.

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email answers@aru.ac.uk for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

Adult critical care nursing is a highly skilled role, requiring comprehensive knowledge and understanding.

If you’re a graduate healthcare practitioner aiming to progress in your career, our PG Cert Critical Care will prepare you both clinically and academically to provide the highest standards of safety and care for people who are acutely ill.

Our postgraduate course maps the recommendations of the National Standards for Critical Care Nurse Education and gives you a nationally recognised award accepted by healthcare provider trusts and organisations in the UK.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

ARU Applicant Enquiries Team