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Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up (Hons)

University of Bolton

12 months
9250 GBP/year
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Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up (Hons) offered by the University of Bolton aims to prepare you to use your discretion and judgement to make high-level clinical decisions in the leadership and provision of quality care.


Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up (Hons) offered by the University of Bolton aims to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to develop and influence community nursing services.

You’ll be supported to complete core content that covers the topics of public health, innovation in healthcare management and leadership, critical evaluation for evidence-based practice, the principles of district nursing and non-medical prescribing (V100), as well as take on an elective module that you’ll select in conjunction with your employer.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore policy and legal frameworks, learn more about collaborative and proactive working, and use self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems. You’ll be expected to apply your knowledge in practice through clinical, educational and public health interventions that demonstrate the relevant skills and sensitivity.

Students at Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up (Hons) offered by the University of Bolton will:

  • have the opportunity to work with colleagues from a range of specialist backgrounds for a multidisciplinary approach to learning.
  • divide their time between the University and the practice setting.
  • work in partnership with Health Education England and with local NHS trusts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Evaluation for Evidence Based Practice
  • Exploring Public Health
  • Community Nurse Prescribing 
  • Professional Practice (District Nursing)
  • Innovation in Health Care Leadership and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have an active entry on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Professional Register.
  • You’ll also need at least 120 credit points at Level HE4 and 120 credit points at Level HE5, or AP(E)L equivalent (see explanation below). For instance, you may have a Foundation Degree, HND or Diploma in Nursing.
  • You must also have one year's post-registration experience of professional practice.
  • You’ll be required to produce satisfactory professional and academic references, pass Occupational Health screening and a DBS.
  • You’ll will be required to successfully complete an online numeracy test, unless you already have a current Nursing and Midwifery Council recorded prescribing qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bolton

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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