Taught course

Advancing District Nursing Practice with Specialist Practitioner Qualification

Glasgow Caledonian University · School of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Bsc Hons/Bsc will require to complete an enhanced CV One-year post RN community experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Sharpen your decision-making and problem-solving ability and learn to meet the challenges of complex clinical situations in our PgD Advancing Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification. This course is designed for registered nurses who want to build on their existing knowledge and develop new skills.

Gain training to better meet the political and organisational demands of delivering care – and advance best practices in your field. Harness your commitment to the Common Good to make a meaningful difference at the local, national or global level. Prepare for a challenging and rewarding career as a specialist practitioner in a course that uses a variety of dynamic learning opportunities.

At GCU, we give you the tools you need to succeed. Join a thriving, open and diverse community with a shared belief in social responsibility.

Our PgD course complies with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for specialist education and practice as well as proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribers.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 7.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGD
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
0141 331 8630