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Management of Long Term Conditions PGCert

Management of Long Term Conditions PGCert

Different course options

Full time | Kedleston Road Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Nursing

Course type


Course Summary

This course is ideal for you if you are working in a professional role where you need case management skills, such as that of community matron, nurse practitioner or district nurse. Studying towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Management of Long Term Conditions at the University of Derby will: develop your critical thought, analysis and appraisal skills, enabling you to make innovative use of an evidence-based practice in the management of long term conditions; enhance your knowledge and understanding for improving practice within the context of interprofessional working; support you in becoming an autonomous and self-directed leader, able to sustain and advance your specialist knowledge in the management of long term conditions.

You'll gain an award which reflects the current health agenda in relation to long term condition management, and enables you to demonstrate competency in assessment at advanced practitioner level. You'll be encouraged to lead and develop the service; to demonstrate innovative practice and challenge traditional working practices. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.


Clinical Decision Making (40 Credits)
Negotiated Module (20 Credits)
Strategic and Clinical Management of Long Term Conditions (20 Credits)
Principles of Long Term Condition Management (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

2020/21 UK/EU fees is £800, £900 or £1,000 per 20 credits

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a degree or equivalent qualification, and they must already be working in a healthcare environment.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across two campuses in Derby and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study methods...more