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Specialist Practice (District Nursing) (Hons)

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

12 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Specialist Practice (District Nursing) (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a professional practice programme for registered adult nurses working in the community and aspiring to move into team leader grade roles. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Working in the community, district nurses lead nursing teams to provide care and support for patients with a variety of acute and long-term health conditions.

Many employers require nurses in team leadership roles to have a recognised district nurse qualification.

An opportunity to move your career to the next level, it's also a chance to build your leadership skills and play a more strategic role in how care is delivered in your community.

Careers / Further study 

NHS employers increasingly require district nurses to hold the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) recordable specialist practice qualification (SPQ) in district nursing.

You'll be equipped to lead teams of nurses in the community, and to work in more senior roles with this Specialist Practice (District Nursing) (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) . You will be sought after for your leadership skills, strategic thinking, and ability to manage large teams of nurses in challenging and complex environments. 

The prescribing module means that as a graduate, you'll also be qualified to prescribe from the Nurse Prescribers Formulary for Community Practitioners.

You could continue your professional development by taking further modules in areas of practice that interest you. You could also continue your studies to master's level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Community Practice
  • Evidence and Research in Practice
  • Leadership and Innovation
  • V100 Prescribing Practice
  • Community Specialist Practice  

Key information

Duration

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

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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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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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.
80

Credits

360 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).
6
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.
50
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.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will be required to apply for each module, whether you are studying for the full Masters course or individual modules as CPD.
  • If you are going to study on a full-time basis, you will need to apply for all the modules you will take in that current academic year at the same time.
  • If you are studying part-time, you will need to apply for all the modules you will take in the first year of study at the same time. Applications for modules in the second year of study will be available for you to apply during May of your first year. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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