BSc (Hons) Community Specialist Practitioner General Practice Nursing

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Duration Full-time
Start date September 2021
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Features of the programme:

  • The programme is 50% theory and 50% practice within General Practice Nursing under the supervision of a qualified Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor
  • The programme can be studied full time over 52 weeks or part time over 104 weeks
  • The programme can be studied at BSc (Hons) if you hold a Diploma or at Post-Graduate Diploma if you hold a degree (1st or 2:1
    classification) and wants to advance to level 7 (Master’s level)
  • Successful students will have a specialist practitioner qualification recorded with the NMC
  • The programme utilises an integrated theory and practice approach that will develop skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for safe and effective specialist practice

Graduate destinations

Successful students have typically progressed their career into General Practice Nursing Sister/Charge Nurse with some students choosing to develop their careers within other NHS specialist roles. 

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