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Enhanced Neonatal Care, PGCert

Enhanced Neonatal Care, PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Nursing Specialisms Children's Nursing

Course type


Course Summary


The Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Neonatal Care will help staff working in this specialised clinical field to further develop and consolidate their knowledge and understanding.

You will learn clinical skills necessary to the holistic health and care needs of sick and premature newborn babies, including areas such as venepuncture and blood gas analysis, and practice these skills under expert supervision.


There are career opportunities as part of specialised neonatal care teams. You could also pursue opportunities in research, management, teaching, or as a consultant nurse.

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



The aim of this module is to increase your underpinning knowledge and skills to enable you to safely undertake enhanced clinical skills associated with the holistic care and assessment of the neonate. The module covers physiology, biochemistry, research, ethics and critical thinking. This module will predominantly be delivered in practice by experienced Neonatal Practitioners and the practice and achievement of specific clinical skills will be supervised by an appropriately qualified mentor.

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 must: be qualified in speciality with experience of caring for neonates; be currently working with neonates and have access to a suitable clinical mentor.