Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner General Practice Nursing) BSc (Hons)
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Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner General Practice Nursing) BSc (Hons)

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Community healthcare is undergoing rapid and immense change following structural changes and reorganisation of the National Health Service in Wales. This Community Health Studies degree is fully funded by the Welsh Government and gives you an understanding of the contemporary primary and community health agenda.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) states that to achieve specialist practitioner status, graduates must have achieved prescribed standards, both core and community-specific. The BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies meets the specific requirements from the Nursing and Midwifery Council regarding community nursing competence. When you successfully complete this Community Health Studies degree, you will have a recordable specialist practice qualification in General Practice Nursing.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants must have a first level registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Ideally applicants will be working as a qualified nurse in the community before enrolment.

You must have acquired a credit rating of 120 credits* at Level 5 (Diploma).

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the Child & Adult Workforce and Child and Adult Barring Lists and subscription to the DBS Update Service. (Overseas equivalent required for non-uk applicants)

*If you have not achieved 120 Level 5 credits, there is a process of accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) you can undertake.

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