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Community and Primary Healthcare Practice, PGCert

Community and Primary Healthcare Practice, PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Studies Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Nursing Primary Health Care

Course type


Course Summary

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. Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines.

During the course you will be assessed through coursework including written assignments such as research projects and essays and seminar presentations. You will also produce a dissertation of approximately 20,000 words. 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. On completion this course leads to PGDip in Community and Primary Health Care Practice.

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

Students should hold 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; Students must be registered practitioners working in a community role.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more