Taught course

Primary Healthcare

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

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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 innovative programme is designed to meet the needs of health care workers employed in primary healthcare and 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.

  • Ordinarily, students will be working in the field of primary care.
  • Contemporary professional speakers who are working in the field of primary care.
  • There is funding available from Welsh Government for Nurses employed in the community in Wales.

Modules include:

  • Research Methods (Core)
  • Fundamentals of Primary Healthcare (Core)
  • Competencies in Primary Healthcare (Core)
  • Dissertation (Core)
  • Critically Exploring Professional Practice (Optional)
  • Management of Diabetes (Optional)
  • Minor Illness Assessment and Management (Optional)
  • Assessing complex needs (Optional)
  • Non-medical prescribing V300 (Optional)

Fees and funding

Funding is available from Welsh Government for nurses employed in the community.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01978 290666