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Community and Primary Health Care Practice, PGCert

Community and Primary Health Care Practice, PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Studies Primary Health Care Nursing Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Community Medicine

Course type


Course Summary


Enhance your leadership, research, and educational expertise with our new Master’s degree in Community and Primary Healthcare Practice.

Designed for practising healthcare professionals, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to progress in your career and explore innovative cross-disciplinary research and practice to improve public health.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to healthcare policy and practice and develop professional reflective practice techniques.


Your postgraduate qualification in Community and Primary Healthcare opens up a range of career development opportunities in your chosen discipline, including research, education, and management roles.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date



This module is a core module for students on the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc Community and Primary Health Care Practice. It will introduce students to the principles of work based learning and the skills required to facilitate personal and professional development for themselves and for their colleagues.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

To apply for this course you will need: A minimum of a second class honours UK (2.2) degree or above; An equivalent recognised qualification; Relevant experience may also be considered where appropriate; You must be a registered practitioner working in a community role.