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Specialist Practitioner Community District Nursing PgDip
Specialist Practitioner Community District Nursing PgDip

Specialist Practitioner Community District Nursing PgDip

  • ID:LC440110
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£8,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£8,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£500.00
Estimated Total/program:
£18,500.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
  • We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience
  • You must have a degree or Diploma of Higher Education with evidence of continuing professional development applicants should hold a relevant current, professional qualification as a Registered Nurse (Adult) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  •  A variation to current University regulations has been approved to enable those students who registered for, and successfully completed, the PGDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) course as the target award, to register to complete the masters qualification by taking the 60 credit dissertation unit (Service Improvement Project).

English requirement

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK 
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 51, Reading: 51, Speaking: 51, Writing: 51

Course Information

When you study with us on this course, you will focus on the provision of healthcare and social care to individuals, groups and communities within specialist community services. The focus is on developing your competence, confidence and expertise in assessing the needs of your clients, and working in partnership with them to make informed, holistic health choices. The ultimate aim is for you to mature into someone with the skills, knowledge and understanding to function as a valuable member of the community, and become a reflective, evidence-based and innovative practitioner as you deliver a client-centred programme of care. Choose Specialist Practitioner Community District Nursing PgDip at Bedfordshire and:

  • Study issues of direct relevance to your personal and professional development and achievement of status as a District Nurse, and increase your prospects of fulfilling employment
  • Explore the latest research and practice, and develop a range of public health nursing skills that are pertinent to district nursing
  • Develop your sensitivity and understanding in relation to cultural and religious values, beliefs, abilities and the needs of individuals, groups and populations
  • Gain an understanding of the evidence on which care interventions are based in order to promote, evaluate and design interventions, and critically develop effective questioning techniques to enhance your communication skills
  • Benefit from student-focused, self-directed and guided learning that uses a variety of teaching methods including e-learning, work and problem based learning, simulation, role play and student-led seminars.

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