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MSc

Nursing in General Practice

Duration
3 Years
Start
January 2023
Delivery
Campus Taught

Designed for nurses wishing to further their knowledge within the context of General Practice, our MSc Nursing in General Practice offers an innovative learn as you work approach, which means you can study at your own pace whilst continuing your professional practice.

Why study with us

  • This programme utilises the RCGP & RCN (2015) ‘General Practice Nursing Competencies’ framework which allow the student to address the wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviours required of a fully proficient general practice nurse.
  • Choose from catalogue of modules focusing on practice nursing skills such as long-term conditions, acute management of patients, treatment room skills, leadership skills and non-medical prescribing.
  • You’ll also receive an introduction to postgraduate research.
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What you'll do

  • Learn from an expert team. The course team are all qualified in the field in which they teach and hold relevant NMC registration (where applicable). Each member of the team has their own specialty and is involved with publishing their work.
  • A major strength of the MSc Nursing in General Practice course is the expertise of staff in facilitating shared learning across a range of community disciplines. This leads to the discussion of common issues and concerns, enabling the sharing of good practice.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

80%Face-to-face
20%Online

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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Fees and Funding

2022/23
UK
Part-time£867 per 20 credits
2023/24
UK
Part-time£900 per 20 credits

Scholarships and Bursaries

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

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

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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