Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing)University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Location: University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £14500
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The University of Greenwich evaluation:
17.8 : 1
Nursing and midwifery evaluation:
University of Greenwich has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Do you have the leadership qualities to become a district nurse and inspire your own team in the community? Our postgraduate diploma will support your ambitions.This one-year qualification is for nurses who wish to pursue a career as a specialist practitioner in district nursing. We combine the study of health, policy, research and evidence-based practice to focus your career. You will explore and debate policy, theory and research related to district nursing.Our expert tutors help you develop the required knowledge and skills to deliver patient care in district nursing services. You will learn essential leadership skills and how to head up your own team of staff responsible for this provision. Nursing skills theory is taught and assessed in our four laboratories on campus, which provide a safe and protected environment for your learning."Like all universities, the University of Greenwich must develop its pre-registration nursing and midwifery courses in line with the requirements as stated in the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (2018) standards framework for nursing and midwifery education. These standards underpin all education for nurses, midwives and nursing associates. To do this, we have a schedule of programme re-approvals, and this course and the module content is currently subject to this review process. We anticipate this to be finalised by April 2020 and will consult you of any further changes should they arise before the start date."
Current NMC Registration for nursing (first level) Community experience (minimum 6 months, preferably 2 years) An honours degree normally at 2:1 or above. Students also require a mentor or practice teacher and are usually seconded or supported by their employer to take the course.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.
About this university
There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.