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Clinical Community Nursing

1 year
September 2024

Our PGCert Clinical Community Nursing combines Non-medical Prescribing (NMP) and Advanced Clinical Examination (ACE). This will enable you to develop clinical examination skills which will complement your NMP qualification.

Why study with us

  • This course has been designed by combining two complementary modules and is unique to UCLan for community nurses.
  • We recently invested £200m in new buildings and facilities, including a dedicated Student Centre at the heart of the Preston Campus
  • UCLan was ranked third in the UK for the mental health support we give to our students. (2022, HUMEN University Mental Health League Table)

What you'll do

  • Share and learn with a unique peer network of professionals.
  • The programme structure includes 2 core modules – one at 40 credits and one at 20 credits
  • The practicality of the course allows students to apply learning to work context and individual learning needs.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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How to apply

Academic expertise

Lisa Ashworth
Lecturer in District Nursing


Future careers

The PGCert Clinical Community Nursing will support community nurses in being highly trained to deliver safe and responsive nursing care in and across a wide range of health and care settings.

Fees and funding

Part-time£975 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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