All applicants to the course must meet the following criteria:
- Hold current registration as a nurse (part 1) with the UK NMC and hold the minimum qualification of 120 credits at level 6.
- Provide a satisfactory reference from a current employer/line manager.
- Provide a self-declaration of health and good character and where required, undertake a satisfactory occupational health assessment.
- Hold a current Full UK driving licence.
- Before you are offered a place on this programme you will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance (previously known as CRB) and pay the appropriate fee, so that a check can be made on your suitability for working with children and/or vulnerable adults.
Months of entry
Broaden your understanding and develop a critical awareness of the role and responsibility of key aspects of district nursing, including the coherent an detailed knowledge at the forefront of care.
Our course is designed for qualified nurses who hold a current registration as a nurse (part 1) with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (equivalent to parts 1 or 12 of the NMC Register). The programme enables the student to qualify as a District Nurse and record the qualification with the NMC.
An attractive feature of the programme is that the Postgraduate Diploma element of the courses can be taken full time for 1 year (self-funded) or part time over 2 years (possibility of Welsh Government funding if you work in Wales) or flexibly by a module by module approach (over 4 years).
The Postgraduate Diploma (Level 7) is open to students who hold a minimum of 120 credits at level 6. On successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma students can continue their studies and achieve a full Masters, titled MSc Health and Social Care (Community Specialist Practice).
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- 01978 290666