Taught course

Neonatal Intensive Care

University of Sheffield · School of Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

We’re looking for practitioners working within the context of neonatal intensive care who already have a nursing degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Course description

If you’re working within neonatal intensive care, this course gives you the opportunity to advance clinically and professionally.

You’ll focus on the specialist knowledge and skills necessary for managing, promoting and delivering safe evidence-based care that addresses the physiological, psychological and cultural needs of neonates and their families.

Clinical experts in neonatology and other related fields contribute to the course, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of real practice.

Core modules

  • Intensive Care of the Newborn
  • High Dependency Care of the Newborn
  • Concepts Care of the Newborn

Teaching and assessment

You’ll learn through lectures, seminar presentations and small-group work.

Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers. Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Course duration

1–2 years part-time

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


part time
Flexible months

Course contact details

Mac Macintosh
+44 (0)114 222 2054