Taught course

Community Health Studies (District Nursing)

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a first level registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

You must have acquired a credit rating of 120 credits at Level 6 (Degree) or studied previously at Level 7, e.g. postgraduate diploma.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Community Health Studies (District Nursing) is focused towards inspiring, innovating and implementing improvements in the quality of specialist district nursing care. It is a natural progression route for graduate nurses who desire to develop mastery in specialist practice, in line with the Post Registration Nursing Career Framework (WAG, 2010) and meets NMC standards for community nursing specialist practice.

This district nursing course is fully funded by the Welsh Government for the first two years and gives you a comprehensive and thorough understanding of the contemporary primary and community health agenda. It will support your progression towards becoming a district nursing leader for the future. When you successfully complete this degree, you will have the NMC recordable specialist practice qualification in Community Health District Nursing.

Fees and funding

This course is fully funded by the Welsh Government.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

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