Primary Care (Practice Nursing) MSc

Throughout the world, the provision of preventive, treatment and rehabilitation services is rooted increasingly in primary care.

City's well established and successful Primary Care (Practice Nurse) programme supports GPN in developing new skills for use in the general practice setting. The programme is focused on clinical practice, with a strong emphasis on supporting the application of theory/evidence/research to the practice setting.

The BSc/Graduate Diploma consists of 120 credits. Four of the modules are core or compulsory, with 3 optional modules. The Post Graduate Diploma (PgDip) consists of 120 credits. Three of the modules are core or compulsory, with 5 optional modules. The choice of optional modules from our Continuing Personal and Professional Development portfolio will allow you to choose modules that are relevant to your work as a GPN within the general practice environment. However, your choice of optional modules will be determined by either the funder for your programme or your employing organisation.

The MSc consists of 180 credits. Four of the eight modules are core. The choice of optional modules from our Continuing Personal and Professional Development portfolio will be determined by either the funder for your programme or your employing organisation.

MSc Award
February Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode

Entry Requirements For This Course

To study the MSc/ Post Graduate Diploma you will need 120 credits at Level 6

You must have current registration on Part 1 or Part 2 of the NMC register and have no restrictions placed on your registration at the point of application and/or during the tenure of your programme

You must be employed as a GPN and this must be continuous for the duration of your programme

You must have an honours undergraduate degree with either a First or a 2.1 classification

We will need to see evidence that you have undertaken study in the past 5 years (including assessment results).

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