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Primary Care (Practice Nursing) MSc/PGDip/BSc (Hons)/GDip

Primary Care (Practice Nursing) MSc/PGDip/BSc (Hons)/GDip

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Full time | City, University of London | 1 year | FEB-23

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Primary Health Care Caring Skills Practice Nursing

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

Primary care is central to the health and well-being of individuals and communities, providing the majority of preventive, treatment and rehabilitation services. You will learn about the latest theory and practice influencing primary care provision and critically evaluate approaches to developing and delivering effective services.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

A mix of core and elective modules will allow you to build essential professional knowledge while also pursuing your own particular areas of interest.

The programme is focused on clinical practice, with a strong emphasis on analysing and interpreting theory and research and applying evidence to the practice setting.

The flexible modular structure means that you can study to undergraduate, postgraduate diploma or master’s level.

Who is this course for?

If you are a registered nurse working in general practice this programme will enable you to develop your professional skills supported by the latest research and evidence-based practice.


Successful completion of your programme will equip you with additional specialist knowledge that will enhance your clinical practice and demonstrate your commitment to your profession.

You will be well placed to progress in your career, and specialise in certain clinical areas and the care and management of long-term conditions.

You will also have the research and analytical skills to introduce innovations in service provision, enabling you to make a substantial contribution within the general practice environment.


This module will help you to understand the impact of health and social policy initiatives on communities, the different drivers impacting on the development of policy and the role of community nurses in influencing policy.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

This course is not suitable for students who are not eligible to work in the UK.

Entry requirements

To study the MSc/ Post Graduate Diploma you will need 120 credits at Level 6. You must have current registration on Part 1 or Part 2 of the NMC register and have no restrictions placed on your registration at the point of application and/or during the tenure of your programme. You must be employed as a GPN and this must be continuous for the duration of your programme. You must have an honours undergraduate degree with either a First or a 2.1 classification. We will need to see evidence that you have undertaken study in the past 5 years (including assessment results).

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more

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