The University of Wolverhampton

MScPrimary Health Care (Top-up)

Why choose this course?

If you already have PGDip Specialist Practice, this course will allow you to progress directly to the final year of postgraduate study and work towards a Master’s degree. Under the guidance of an experienced supervisor, you will bring together advanced research skills in the production of a research project in the field of primary healthcare.

Successful completion of the course will enhance you employment progression in your specialist area.

Entry requirements

As this is a top-up for the Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Practice, you will need to have studied one of the following in order to study on the MSc Primary Health Care (top-up):

  • Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Community Nursing (District Nursing)
  • Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Community Nursing (General Practice Nursing)
  • Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)
  • Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)

Course fees and finance

2019/0 Home/EU International
Part time £2,084

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/0. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites, or Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (// If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (// for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at


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