This PGDip in Adult Nursing leads to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and offers graduates a funded route over two-years into nursing whilst simultaneously obtaining a postgraduate qualification. This post graduate qualification is aimed at graduates who wish develop apply their knowledge gained their undergraduate degree and pursue a career in the front-line delivery of health care services. The aim of this course is to prepare a registered nurse who is able to offer an excellent quality of compassionate care, enhanced leadership, management and holds inter-professional and research skills, in order to influence practice and initiate change. Students will graduate from the programme as adult nurses, with the necessary knowledge, skills, competence and values required to meet required Statutory requirements for registration. Note: As this is a funded programme by the Workforce, Education and Development Service (WEDS) international students will not be able to apply for this programme of study.
The teaching and learning strategy for the course will take a student-centred approach and build on the graduate skills developed during your first degree. Whilst there will be some taught lectures for each module, the main emphasis will be on working as a group to develop your knowledge, clinical decision making skills and finding solutions to real life problems.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
As this is a funded programme by the Workforce, Education and Development Service (WEDS) international students will not be able to apply for this programme of study.
Normally a 2.1 honours degree in a health / life or social science related subject, within the last 5 years, and be able to demonstrate undertaken 700 hours of healthcare related experience which can be mapped to the NMC progression point one core competencies. The NMC require that all applicants must demonstrate evidence of communication and numeracy - normally GCSE grade C or above in English or Welsh 1st language and Mathematics.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Student Awards Services implements the NHS Wales Bursary Schemes, which provides funding for healthcare students on NHS funded courses in Wales and Welsh domiciled medical and dental students within the UK. If you are considering a professional career in health care and would like to know more about the financial support you will get during your training, then please contact: 02920 376854 / [email protected]