This course aims to prepare you to become a competent Specialist Community Nurse, fit for practice in General Practice and primary care. You will develop a range of skills, including reflective practice and leadership, which will enable you to evaluate and enhance your area of practice within General Practice.
The programme has a strong focus towards triage and physical assessment, and is designed to encourage the empowerment of patients/clients.
7NH004 Research and Inquiry in Specialist Practice
7NH012 Specialist Community Nursing Practice General Practice and District Nursing
7NH009 Advanced Perspectives of Public Health and Social Policy in Specialist Practice
7NH007 Health Assessment and Examination Skills within Clinical Practice
7NH005 Advancing Practice Through Leadership and Innovation
7NH008 Clinical Appraisal of Primary Health care Provision or 7NH006 Triage in Practice.
This Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) programme allows you to work towards the NMC Specialist qualification in Practice Nursing in addition to an honours degree.
Applicants who access this programme are actively seeking advancement in their career (or a change of career). This programme enables the student to meet the professional requirements for practice.
The majority of nurses who work in primary healthcare follow a structured pattern of career development – following initial registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the sequence is Primary Practice followed by Specialist Practice culminating with Higher Level Practice.
As a graduate you will be able to:
This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midiwfery Council (NMC)
2015/6 fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact for further information.
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in . If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.