Entry requirements

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be registered with the NMC
  • Two years post registration experience in the emergency or urgent care setting
  • DBS will be part of the NHS

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing programme will extend your knowledge and skills within the Emergency and urgent care settings.

  • This programme will give you the confidence and competence to provide care to a wide range of patients presenting to an Emergency or Urgent care setting
  • We have developed the programme by listening to the most junior to most senior members of the Emergency care teams and ensuring the course content and curriculum design reflects that

Key course features

  • A programme structure based on a 50% theory and 50% practice divided in programme hours.
  • Assessment of practice learning through a portfolio of evidence allows you to demonstrate your progression in practice.
  • High and low fidelity simulation throughout.
  • Teaching provided by subject area specialists with current practice and a programme leader who is an emergency nurse and an advanced nurse practitioner working in the NHS.
  • The programme team work in partnership with the University Health Board

Fees and funding

UK students

You do not have to pay your tuition fees upfront.

Wrexham University’s tuition fees for 2024/25 for PGCert Emergency Nursing are £2975.

The fees you pay and the support available will depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our fees & finance pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details