Aimed at providing all primary health care professionals with skills and academic requirements for specialist clinical practice within the community, as well as research skills and health service evaluation, this course is suitable for those aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in primary and community care, including:
doctors in training
community and practice based nurses
any other health care professionals
Why study this course
The programme is unique, combining both academic and clinical aspects of community and primary care and, as such, would provide a clinically applicable higher level of academic achievement. The clinical modules will offer academic and professional accreditation through recognised professional bodies.
All of the modules listed below can be taken as stand alone short courses if required. To apply in this way, please contact Amy Partleton, Programme Administrator, on +44 (0) 121 414 2677 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Optional Modules (up to a total of 80 credits)
Clinical Modules - select up to 3 modules from this list
Non-clinical modules - select up to 2 modules from this list
Please note: programmes evolve continually to keep them up to date so please check the website regularly for any changes
Fees and funding
MSc £6210/PGDip £4140/PGCert £2070
Self funding students can choose to pay in instalments by direct debit.
Learn more about fees and funding.
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is offering a number of Global Scholarships for Excellence for outstanding Home/EU and International students on our postgraduate taught programmes.
For 2015 entry the Birmingham Masters Scholarship Scheme offers 224 new £10,000 scholarships available for Masters students from under-represented groups.
International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government. Visit our website for information about scholarships for international students.
For information about all Home/EU and International funding opportunities please visit the Postgraduate Funding Database.
For other funding queries contact the School directly or get in touch with the Student Funding Office via the online enquiries system.
A relevant first degree or equivalent professional qualification
Learn more about entry requirements
Please note that to be eligible to gain the full MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Clinical Primary Community Care you must be working in the UK NHS.
We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component).
How to apply
When clicking on the Apply Now button you will be directed to an application specifically designed for the programme you wish to apply for where you will create an account with the University application system and submit your application and supporting documents online. Further information regarding how to apply online can be found on the How to apply pages