Taught course

Nursing and Healthcare

University of West London · College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

Entry requirements

Students must be a registered health practitioner and have gained a bachelors degree. As a registered professional practitioner, students will have experience of education and practice from recognised schools of nursing approved by or recognised regulatory nursing organisations in their country of origin.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Healthcare is increasingly becoming more complex with continual developments in clinical practice, research and technology, coupled with national and international changes in healthcare. It requires experienced practitioners to have enhanced skills and be critical as well as strategic in practice.

This course has been designed to prepare you for delivering care at a higher level of practice. It provides an academic environment which builds on your knowledge and skills. Modules will encourage critical exploration of issues which is intended to assist you in being able to constructively challenge and utilise evidence to enhance practice.

The focus of the course is to develop a higher level of practitioner, who can proficiently use sound knowledge base that encompasses bioscience principles, contemporary evidence, enhanced consultation skills and diagnostic reasoning to conduct holistic assessments. The course is designed to place the patient and patient care at the centre of study and the course allows you to develop the higher level skills that are relevant to your career whilst helping to make a real difference to those in your care.

The course will be delivered through a blended learning approach. This means that there will be a variety of learning methods used within each module in which interactive and autonomous learning is encouraged.

Please note that this course is for international students and completion of the course does not lead to NMC registration or give the right to practice in the United Kingdom.

Information for international students

IELTS at 6.0 or above (including at least 6.0 in the written paper), TOEFL paper based test score at 550 or above, TOEFL computer based test score at 213 or above, TOEFL internet base test score at 80 or above.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months

Course contact details

Course information
0800 036 8888