Swansea University

Swansea University

Advanced Critical Care Practice

This course is suitable for experienced nurses with at least 5 years post-registration critical care experience, who are currently working in a critical care area, and are interested in advanced critical care practice. This programme aims to prepare experienced nurses and other appropriate health care professionals in collaboration with the local health service to become a highly skilled and knowledgeable practitioner.

Entry requirements

Normally be working in ICU or in a critical care area; have least 5 years post-registration critical care experience; have the full support of their line manager and consultant(s) who will be their mentor(s); preferably have a 1st degree.

Course modules

Modules typically include: anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology; clinical assessment and diagnostic skills; resuscitation and management of the critically ill patient; professional issues in advanced critical care practice; non-medical prescribing; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Human and Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
01792 606677