Interested? See

Critical Care

The NHS is undergoing constant change and the need for practitioners who are knowledgeable and skilled in their field of practice but also adaptable and flexible remains a constant factor.


Course overview

The aims of this courses are:

To meet the needs of professional health care practitioners from various care environments to explore, develop and extend their understanding and application of knowledge of the critically ill in order to enhance their clinical practice and enhance patient care.

Award: AdvCert, Post-Registration
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 1 year
Campus: Preston
Start Date: September

Entry requirements 

Students must have a current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory namely Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Perspective students must be working for a minimum of 18 hours/week in a clinical practice area where the assessment and management of level 3 critical care patients takes places in order to meet the learning outcomes of the module

They are required to be supported by their designated line manager

Be able to satisfy the Course Leader that you are competent to pursue the course programme.

Gallery01 / 01


This course is based in the School of Nursing located in the Faculty of Health and Care

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at the University of Central Lancashire on our student contract page