Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner District Nursing) at University of South Wales - UCAS

University of South Wales

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner District Nursing) (Taught)

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Course summary

The MSc Community Health Studies (District Nursing) is focused towards inspiring, innovating and implementing improvements in the quality of specialist district nursing care. It is a natural progression route for graduate nurses who desire to develop mastery in specialist practice, in line with the Post Registration Nursing Career Framework (WAG, 2010) and meets NMC standards for community nursing specialist practice. This district nursing course is fully funded by the Welsh Government and gives you a comprehensive and thorough understanding of the contemporary primary and community health agenda. It will support your progression towards becoming a district nursing leader for the future. When you successfully complete this degree, you will have the NMC recordable specialist practice qualification in Community Health District Nursing.

Assessment method

Assessment is based on students being assigned a sign-off mentor who assesses their clinical competence.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 1st level registration with the nursing and midwifery council (NMC); students must have acquired a credit rating of 120 credits at level 6 (diploma); if students have not achieved 120 level 6 credits, there is a process of accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) students can undertake.

Fees and funding

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Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner District Nursing) at University of South Wales - UCAS