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Community Health Studies, Specialist Practice Award in District Nursing, MSc

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MSc Community Health Studies, Specialist Practice Award in District Nursing aims to prepare district nurses to work independently and autonomously in a complex, rapidly changing environment; our aim is to help you become inspirational leaders of the future, transforming practice, contributing to the wider health care agenda.

As a result of this Master's Degree you will be able to:

  • Work as part of a Primary Health Care Team to provide skilled nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings.
  • Take responsibility for managing the caseload and the team.
  • Act as the patient's advocate to facilitate the patient's own choices with regard to nursing care, promoting independence and self-care, as appropriate.
  • Actively monitor, maintain and develop service/practice innovation through supervision, reflection, skilled professional leadership and integration with other allied health professionals.
  • Follow a complex framework of legislation, policy and standards for safe effective medicine management and prescribing practice.
  • Conduct a practice-based project in order to add to the evidence base for district nursing practice.
  • Seek opportunity to apply for a band 7 Team Leader post.

YOUR DISTRICT NURSING CAREER

Successful completion part one of the programme will lead to a PGDip and professional award which can be recorded on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

On successful completion of the Master's Degree you will be able to advance your career seeking opportunity to apply for a Band 7 Team Leader post.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 35 6

    28th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    34th

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    138 70%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    44th

    7

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