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PgC Practice Development: Emergency Care

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Cumbria

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    APR-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

If you are a registered nurse/practitioner or paramedic working in an emergency/urgent care setting and want to enhance your knowledge and skills base to improve your career prospects, this course can do that.

Nurses and paramedics are now expected to take on more in-depth roles and responsibilities in emergency/urgent care and on this course you gain the competences needed to achieve this.

The modules on this course give you the necessary skills to deal with the continual changes to practice in the evolving field of emergency and pre-hospital care.

You will follow an emergency care pathway and complete a period of assessed practice in your workplace, which comprises of a learning practice profile of competencies developed by the Faculty of Emergency Nursing.

Course summary

This 60 credit award is designed for those working with clients in an emergency care setting who wish to enhance and develop their clinical and academic skills at level 7.

You will be required to attend one of the induction days prior to starting the first module of your course (distance learning students excepted). If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years, the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived. The closing date for applications is 5 working days prior to the module start date or, if this is your first module, 5 working days prior to the induction date.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,267per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 77 6

    53rd out of 79 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 60%

    40th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    52nd

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    48th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    123 72%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    26th

    54
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    52nd

    10

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