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Primary and Community Care (District Nursing) (SPQ) MSc

Primary and Community Care (District Nursing) (SPQ) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

District Nursing Community Health Care Administration Primary Health Care Social Work Specialisms

Course type


Course Summary

Why choose this course

Our MSc Primary and Community Care (District Nursing) course gives you access to our forward-thinking research in this field, as well as our strong links with practice.

This course is completely up-to-date with the changing healthcare industry, so you’ll graduate into a professional environment with a level of knowledge which will give you a competitive edge with prospective employers.

What you will study

To become a district nurse, you will be expected to cope with multiple responsibilities such as visiting people in their homes and providing continuous complex patient support. Our course will provide you with the high-level clinical skills and in-depth understanding which prospective employers want in the fields of primary and community care.

Drawing on our pioneering research into healthcare, our course offers you the chance to learn from practitioners in other specialties, assisting you in enhancing your knowledge-base and professional prowess.

Benefitting from our strong practice links, we will help develop the values that employers and the general public need from modern healthcare professionals such as, compassion, good communication skills, teamwork and treating patients with dignity and respect.

Professional recognition

Recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an approved programme for the recordable qualification of District Nurse.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

Different course options

Full time | Kate Granger Building (Surrey Research Park) | 4 years | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date



The aim of this module is to develop the student?s knowledge and skills in relation to supporting children, their families and carers to maximise the life chances of children and young people and improve outcomes. The module explores the factors that affect health and social capital and the interventions that can maximise them.
Health Assessment (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

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

A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply.

University information

The University of Surrey is proud of the cultural diversity of its international community. Over 3,500 postgraduate students, from more than 120 countries across the globe, come to Surrey each year. As a research-led university, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. The research-intensive learning environment makes it the perfect choice if you want to study somewhere where you can...more