Postgraduate and post-registration programmes for nurses and midwives


Postgraduate programmes in the School of Nursing

Advanced Clinical Practice MSc/PGDip/PGCert

The Advanced Clinical Practice programme offers the opportunity for you, as a nurse, midwife or advanced health professional, to advance your practice through a selection of modules designed to enhance your ability to take on roles in advanced practice. Invaluable to your career progression it will enable you to lead and transform service delivery through research-informed clinical practice.

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Advanced Practice in Healthcare (Global) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

The Advanced Practice in Healthcare (Global) course is a multi-professional programme is designed to enable you to advance your practice and develop skills essential to the role of the advanced practitioner and clinical team leader. The opportunity to choose from a wide range of optional modules will allow you to explore and advance your specialist area of practice.

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Clinical Health Research MRes

The Clinical Health Research programme provides a first step in research training for health professionals currently working in clinical areas who want to develop a health-related research component with their career. You will undertake a research project and gain confidence in using research methods, project management and research governance.

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Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (40-credit course)

The Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing course equips nurses, pharmacists, midwives, physiotherapists and podiatrists with the skills required to manage and prescribe for patients safely and effectively. The course is designed around the core principles of safe and effective prescribing practice for application across therapeutic areas and clinical specialities in a variety of settings. On successful completion, you will be awarded the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing.

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Postgraduate programmes for nurses available in the wider College.

Continuing Professional Development

From April 2016 all nurses and midwives in the UK have to go through the process of revalidation to maintain their registration with the NMC. Many of our modules within our programmes can be taken as short courses either with no academic accreditation for CPD purposes or with accreditation that can be counted at a later date. Find out more about revalidation.

You can try many of our modules as stand-alone modules for CPD or to try Masters level study before committing to a full programme. 

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