Taught course

Clinical Primary and Community Care

Institution
University of Birmingham · School of Health and Population Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A relevant first degree or an equivalent professional qualification is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is suitable for doctors, nurses and any other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in primary and community care; for example covering all dimensions required in line with the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.

Aimed at providing all primary health care professionals with skills and academic requirements for specialist clinical practice within the community, as well as research skills and health service evaluation, this course is suitable for those aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in primary and community care, including:

  • experienced doctors
  • doctors in training
  • community and practice based nurses
  • pharmacists
  • any other health care professionals

Why study this course

The programme is unique, combining both academic and clinical aspects of community and primary care and, as such, would provide a clinically applicable higher level of academic achievement. The clinical modules will offer academic and professional accreditation through recognised professional bodies.

Information for international students

Please note that to be eligible to gain the full MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Clinical Primary Community Care you must be working in the UK NHS. English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or TOEFL Internet based 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band.

Fees and funding

For other potential sources of funding, please visit our Postgraduate Funding Database.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days. Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
60 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
60 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005