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PgD Advancing District Nursing Practice with Specialist Practitioner Qualification

Glasgow Caledonian University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Sharpen your decision-making and problem-solving ability and learn to meet the challenges of complex clinical situations in our PgD Advancing Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification. This course is designed for registered nurses who want to build on their existing knowledge and develop new skills.

Gain training to better meet the political and organisational demands of delivering care – and advance best practices in your field. Harness your commitment to the Common Good to make a meaningful difference at the local, national or global level. Prepare for a challenging and rewarding career as a specialist practitioner in a course that uses a variety of dynamic learning opportunities.

At GCU, we give you the tools you need to succeed. Join a thriving, open and diverse community with a shared belief in social responsibility.

Our PgD course complies with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for specialist education and practice as well as proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribers.

Graduate prospects

The PgD Advancing District Nursing practice with Specialist Practitioner Qualification course sets you up for success in an exciting new chapter of your career. All of our students are employed in the National Health Service (NHS); after graduation, our alumni generally pursue roles with NHS service providers that are commensurate with the professional qualification of Specialist Practitioner: District Nursing.

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The campus is in the heart of Glasgow, an affordable, accessible and welcoming city – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
Benefit from a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 72 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 57%

    65th

    35
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    52nd

    10

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