Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification

The course aims to provide a framework for postgraduate study which offers nurses working in adult acute or critical care environments and those dealing with clients with lifelong illnesses the opportunity to extend their knowledge, skill and understanding for advancing nursing practice and nursing leadership.

Entry requirements

Applicants must evidence current 1st level (adult) registration and normally have a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice. Applicants will normally be expected to have an Honours degree. IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 7.

Assessment methods

This is a modular programme, each module being individually assessed; a variety of assessment strategies are used within modules, including: reports; projects; literature reviews and essays; a supervised research dissertation is submitted as the final assessment.

Sponsorship information

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years

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Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8640