In addition to satisfying the Cardiff University General Entrance Requirement, including English Language requirements, applicants will normally be:
- Qualified medical doctors holding the clinical professional qualification recognised as the required entry qualification for their clinical profession (i.e. MB.ChB. or equivalent).
- Qualified Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (ANNP) holding the clinical professional qualification recognised as the required entry qualification for their clinical profession (i.e. BN or equivalent) and in addition the training qualifying them to work as an ANNP (BSc / BSc and post graduate certificate at MSc level/MSc, or equivalent).
Applicants holding differing qualifications but working in relevant areas of a health service will be considered provided they have a suitable initial qualification equivalent to an upper second class UK Bachelor’s Degree.
To be eligible for the MSc, applicants must have completed the Cardiff University Postgraduate Diploma in Neonatal Medicine.
Months of entry
This programme provides a highly marketable academic qualification for hospital practitioners and trainees, nursing, paramedical and other professionals who are involved in the multidisciplinary care of neonates and very young children.
The programme provides training and education in the identification, critical appraisal and implementation of more effective treatments based on a sound knowledge of relevant research evidence, clinical practice, anatomy and pathophysiology.
Modules cover respiratory, cardiovascular and critical care in neonates, neurological care in neonatal medicine, nutrition and gut function in neonates and transportation of neonates and children.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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