Specialist Practitioner Qualification (District Nursing)
The academic criteria for admission for this programme is a Post Graduate Diploma (PG dip) (120 credits at level 7) in adult or children’s nursing. The NMC professional requirements are for applicants to be entered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.
Applicants will be a level 1 nurse and have a qualification in child or adult nursing, and have completed a period of experience of sufficient length to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes. This will be assessed at interview.
Months of entry
Highly regarded by students and practice partners for our teaching in this area, BNU has a strong reputation for its district nurse training. You will work with highly skilled academics, who have worked in the community – and spend 50% of your time in practice yourself, consolidating and deepening your understanding and skills.
This course is for qualified nurses with a postgraduate diploma in nursing. You will be sponsored by a health organisation or trust and achieve a master’s, while gaining advanced skills and knowledge in an area of community nursing you want to specialise in.
You can choose to study this course either full-time or part-time.
Information for international students
If you're an international student please visit the international section of our website.
Fees and funding
For funding information please visit our fees and funding page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Enquiries Team
- +44(0) 1494 605060