Taught course

Non-Medical Prescribing

University of Gloucestershire · Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You must be employed in a relevant clinical setting and be NMC registered. You will need to be able to demonstrate evidence of ability to study at level 6 or 7. You will need support from your employer for clinical experience and study mentorship is required to support learning in a clinical practice

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Develop the skills and confidence to become a safe prescriber within clinical work settings while gaining a Nursing and Midwifery Council-accredited qualification. You will underpin your theoretical learning with supervised practice.

As a nurse, midwife and/or specialist public health nurse, gain the knowledge and skills to become a safe non-medical prescriber. Studying one day per week over a period of 21 taught days, you will enhance your ability to provide holistic care that meets the requirements of patients within clinical work settings. Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the programme is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and competency required to undertake the role of an Independent or Supplementary Non-Medical Prescriber.

Qualification and course duration


part time
8 months

Course contact details

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