Taught course

Community and Primary Healthcare Practice

Swansea University · Health

Entry requirements

The Community and Primary Healthcare Practice programme is intended for home students only at present. Applicants must have: A minimum of a second class honours UK (2.2) degree or above; An equivalent recognised qualification; Relevant experience may also be considered where appropriate; Applicants must be registered practitioners working in a community role.

Months of entry


Course content

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The Community and Primary Healthcare Practice course provides a flexible opportunity for practitioners wishing to enhance their leadership, research and educational expertise within community and primary and public healthcare practice.

This course helps practitioners to develop their role in protecting, promoting and improving public health.

The course uses a range of teaching and learning methods which offer a variety of opportunities. Teaching is carried out through formal taught sessions and discussion groups/seminars using action-based learning approaches.

The degree offers the option for students to engage in a work-based learning module as part of the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma programmes.

Modules typically include:

  • Working in Community and Primary Health Care Practice
  • Working in Community and Primary Mental Health Care Practice
  • Working with Individuals, Families & Communities in Primary Health Care Practice
  • Continuing Your Professional Development in Community and Primary Health Care Practice

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Cathy Taylor
+44 (0)1792 602056