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Specialist Practice Community MSc

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview

Specialist practitioners are defined as leaders who are able to exercise higher levels of judgement and discretion. This course provides student-centred and interdisciplinary opportunities for the development of a critically informed specialist practitioner in community nursing who will be instrumental in changing and developing nursing practice, and who will be a leader of their profession.

Why study this course with us?

The overarching aim of our course is to produce a competent, independent community practitioner working at postgraduate level, capable of promoting the development and delivery of community nursing practice across a variety of settings.

Pathways include:

  • District Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Learning Disability Nursing
  • General Practice Nursing
  • Community Childrens’ Nursing

The course is 50% theory and 50% practice and this is integrated across the duration of the course. You will undertake the theoretical component in the University, and undertake the practice component in a community setting under the supervision of a qualified Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor from the defined area of practice. You will also gain PGDip award in this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,950per year

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

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

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    4.18 84%

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    95.0 95%

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    3.97 79%

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