Taught course

Advanced Practice (District Nursing)

King's College London · Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for graduate study is a Bachelor's degree with minimum 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

This postgraduate diploma has been designed for experienced practitioners who wish to advance their clinical practice, develop their professional career and enhance their knowledge of research and evidence-based healthcare in community nursing. This pathway aims to bring an advanced nurse practitioner level of practice to district nursing to encourage evolving service delivery models with emphasis on clinical leadership.

This District Nursing specialist practice qualification is linked to the PG Diploma which can be taken full-time. Students then have the option to return to complete the dissertation and gain the MSc award.

Key benefits

  • No.2 Nursing Faculty in the UK and 5th in the world (2018 QS World University Rankings)
  • Central location allows access to world leading clinical and academic resources.
  • Access to extracurricular seminars and lectures given by leaders in healthcare from around the world.
  • A multi-faculty environment drawing on clinical and academic expertise from a number of world leading schools and hospitals providing an unparalleled inter-professional learning experience.
  • Located in the heart of London, across four of King's Thames-side campuses (Waterloo, Strand, St Thomas' and Guy's) and the Denmark Hill Campus in south London.

Fees and funding

NHS funded.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
020 7848 3571