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Health & Social Care (District Nursing) MSc

Health & Social Care (District Nursing) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

District Nursing Health Studies Caring Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed for qualified nurses who hold a current registration as a nurse (part 1) with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (equivalent to parts 1 or 12 of the NMC Register). The programme enables the student to qualify as a District Nurse and record the qualification with the NMC. Broaden your understanding and develop a critical awareness of the role and responsibility of key aspects of district nursing, including the coherent an detailed knowledge at the forefront of care. An attractive feature of the programme is that the Postgraduate Diploma element of the courses can be taken full time for 1 year (self-funded) or part time over 2 years (possibility of Welsh Government funding if you work in Wales) or flexibly by a module by module approach (over 4 years). The specific aims of the programme are to: Broaden the student’s understanding of key aspects of district nursing including the acquisition of coherent and detailed knowledge at the forefront of care. Prepare students for study and competent practice at a specialist level within district nursing in order to meet the NMC (2001) Standards for Specialist Practice. Develop a critical awareness of the role and responsibilities of Specialist Community Nurses in contemporary society. Utilise contemporary research and advanced scholarship to critically analyse and evaluate key aspects and developments in District Nursing. On successful completion of the Community Specialist Practice Programme, the District Nursing qualification will be recordable with the NMC. This coveted qualification will enable you to apply for Band 6 roles within District Nursing and will increase opportunities within Community Nursing as a whole.

Different course options

Full time | Wrexham Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The Innovations in Community practice will enhance the students? ability to lead and manage a district nursing team by recognising the need for change and designing and planning an innovation to reflect the needs within the locality. The module will also enable the students to disseminate this good practice.
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must meet the following criteria: Hold current registration as a nurse (part 1) with the UK NMC and hold the minimum qualification of 120 credits at level 6; Provide a satisfactory reference from a current employer/line manager; Provide a self-declaration of health and good character and where required, undertake a satisfactory occupational health assessment; Hold a current Full UK driving licence; Before you are offered a place on this programme you will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance (previously known as CRB) and pay the appropriate fee, so that a check can be made on your suitability for working with children and/or vulnerable adults; All candidates who meet the entry criteria will be offered an interview.

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, along with part-time courses and professional qualifications. The university prides itself on its industry-led courses, offering links with employers. There are over 9,000 students at the university, with around 1,500 studying for a postgraduate qualification. The main campus in Wrexham is located on the edge of town and contains the majority...more

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