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PgC Unscheduled Care: Practice Development

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Lancaster Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview

PgC Unscheduled Care: Practice Development is specifically tailored for Military Nurses working within Primary Care settings throughout the Armed forces. It aims to enhance and expand their clinical assessment skills, such as history taking and performing physical examinations. Supplementing this, the programme will strengthen the skills needed to make clinical judgements and decisions within healthcare delivery.

Course summary

You will enhance and expand your current health assessment and clinical decision making skills, in order to meet the increasing demands of the Primary healthcare services you provide. Focussed on the pathway specialism, the PgCert Practice Development enables you to negotiate a short (60 credit) programme of study which provides a coherent progression route, recognising and valuing prior experience and learning. The programme aims to:

  • provide a stimulating and challenging academic and scholarly environment for you to advance your academic and professional development beyond undergraduate level.
  • enable you to develop a mastery of complex and specialised knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of your field of practice.
  • develop systematic skills of objective analysis and evaluation of evidence and develop confidence in appraising and implementing evidence to practice within your sphere of influence.

Tuition fees

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£ 4,267overall cost

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

    117th

  • 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

    76th out of 83 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    120 69%

    42nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    80th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    42nd

    20

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