Taught course

Primary Healthcare

Wrexham Glyndwr University · School of Health, Social Care, Sport and Exercise Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants must be employed in primary healthcare and are selected via interview.

All applicants must meet the required entry criteria of 360 credits or equivalent at level 6 for Masters level entry.

Months of entry


Course content

This is an innovative new programme designed to meet the needs of health care workers employed in primary healthcare that can be accessed at degree level or Masters level. This course is contemporary and service focussed in that it has theoretical content and competencies that have designed in partnership with Primary care practitioners, General Practitioners and the Local Health Board. This course is particularly useful for General Practice nurses, community nurses and allied healthcare workers employed in a primary care setting.

Course features

  • Completion of RCGP competencies.
  • Placement in General practices with a mentor.
  • Contemporary updates and modules in Diabetes, Minor illness, triage, leadership, evidence- based practice and the fundamentals of primary healthcare, Non-Medical Prescribing.

Fees and funding

Funding is available for community nurses from Welsh Government for the full part-time course. Funding is also available to access modules on a stand-alone basis for community nurses.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

01978 290666