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Specialist Community Nursing (District Nursing) (Top-up) (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

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About

This Specialist Community Nursing (District Nursing) (Top-up) (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton aims to prepare you to become a competent Specialist Community Nurse, fit for practice in caring for patients in their own home in the Community setting.

Overview

The aim of the Specialist Community Nursing (District Nursing) (Top-up) (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton is to provide educational theory to enable you to develop higher levels of decision making, develop a range of skills, including reflective practice and leadership, which will enable you to evaluate and enhance your practice in your clinical area.

Career

Applicants who access this programme are actively seeking advancement in their career (or a change of career). This programme enables the student to meet the professional requirements for practice.

The majority of nurses who work in primary healthcare follow a structured pattern of career development – following initial registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the sequence is Primary Practice followed by Specialist Practice culminating with Higher Level Practice.

Programme Structure

The broad areas under which the programme is developed are those of:

  • Clinical practice
  • Care and programme management
  • Clinical practice development
  • Clinical practice leadership

There are a variety of learning and teaching strategies which are adopted during the course as well as a variety of assessment methods which are all designed to assess knowledge which will underpin professional practice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you require the specialist practice qualification, you must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register   and ideally have a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience
  • You must have 120 diploma credits and have access to a practice placement in the community in your chosen pathway
  • Applicants should apply direct to the University

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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