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Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice) PGCert

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Kate Granger Building (Surrey Research Park)

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Why choose this course

  • Study a hands-on, clinical curriculum to take on more responsibility as a senior community care practitioner, enhance the capabilities of multidisciplinary healthcare teams and work towards the constant improvement of patient care.
  • Access our Clinical Simulation Centre, including our Immersive Learning Environment and Critical Care Unit, to practise real scenarios on lifelike manikins and actors.
  • Learn from a multidisciplinary team of lecturers, who are all healthcare professionals with experience of working in the NHS.
  • Join one of our research groups to take part in seminars and workshops, and benefit from our links with renowned research institutions across the world.
  • Enhance your leadership skills to drive forward effective service change within health and social care.

What you will study

You’ll gain in-depth knowledge that supports advanced healthcare, such as conceptual models, theories and frameworks, and you’ll enrich and refine your critical thinking and decision-making skills. You’ll explore and analyse key leadership issues in health and social care, while challenging and debating contemporary theory and practice.

You’ll study topics, including evidencing your practice, implementing change in practice and transforming services for quality.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.

We’ll prepare you to meet the demands of modern healthcare by equipping you with advanced knowledge and skills. We'll give you the tools to help spearhead change within the healthcare sector, while constantly working towards the advancement of your own practice.

Application deadline

22 July 2022

Tuition fees

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University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

37% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK – the University of Surrey is truly a global community.
The university has 140 nationalities in its international community.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the world and works with a large network of education agents in other countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 58 1

    5th out of 77

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    129 56%

    31st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    8th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    48th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    151 72%

    5th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    11th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    26th

    5

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