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Community and Primary Health Care Practice, PGDip

Community and Primary Health Care Practice, PGDip

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Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

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.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international 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.

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