Taught course

Neonatal Practice

Oxford Brookes University · Department of Applied Health and Professional Development

Entry requirements

A UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. Professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body/Council in the UK. Minimum of 12 months post-registration experience in a neonatal care environment. Working in relevant clinical environment to achieve the clinical skills required, ideally a Level 2 or Level 3 Newborn Intensive Care Unit. Access to appropriate practice supervisor within that area. Demonstrate British Council IELTS: overall score of level 7 or above if English is not first language. Fitness for practice screening and a DBS check will be made.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in this specialist area.

You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care relating to the management of critically ill patients with complex care needs being cared for in a neonatal care environment.

Information for international students

This course is not available to students classed as international for fees purposes.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
01865 483017