Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Nursing (Primary and Community Care)

This course allows students to specialise in district nursing and primary care practice and take advantage of career opportunities in this area. Studies are designed to meet Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for the specialism and comprise 50 per cent practice and 50 per cent theory to ensure learning can be directly applied. Students specialise in district nursing and primary care practice if a post-registration nurse, and work towards meeting the Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for this role.

Entry requirements

Typically current registration on part 1 (nursing) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's register and normally at least 1 year's post-registration experience and to be currently working as a district nurse; to complete the Master's students also need: a nursing related degree (120 level 6 credits); Disclosure and Disbarment check; self-declaration of good health and character as required by the NMC; funding arrangements identified (can choose to self-fund); managerial support and access to an appropriate placement overseen by a qualified sign-off mentor/practice teacher; applicants are normally selected through a joint interview with the employing healthcare organisation.

Course modules

PgDip: Person-centred primary care; evidence-based case management; transformational practice through leadership and management; practice learning; research methods for practice; plus optional modules; behaviour change; work-based learning (shell module); management and leadership in context; managing and developing people; MSc; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: critiques/critical reflection; reports; essays; objective structured clinical assessment/examination; examinations; portfolio including prescribing workbook, reflection and practice assessment document; research; dissertation; e-activities (for distance learning).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Module (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 44 weeks
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 44 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber
Online/Distance learning

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