Swansea University

Swansea University

Non-Medical Prescribing

The programme prepares nurses, midwives, specialist community public health nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to practise within current non-medical prescribing legislation. This course is aimed at experienced practitioners who wish to enhance their clinical practice. Successful students will be registered with their relevant professional body as being a non medical prescriber.

Entry requirements

Entrants must: have a prescribing budget in place; meet specific entry requirements set by their professional body; be approved by trust prescribing lead and clinical manager; hold a current criminal identity check to meet specific requirements of their professional body; have identified an appropriately qualified designated medical practitioner; demonstrate ability to study at academic level 6 and 7. Recognition of previous learning is not applicable for this programme. Part accreditation of a module, regardless of previous learning or experience, is not possible.

Assessment methods

The course assessment comprises of examinations and portfolios.

Sponsorship information

This programme has the possibility of being funded by the Welsh Government, so the student does not need to pay any fees. Speak to the admissions team or the module/programme leader for further information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St David's Park, Carmarthen Carmarthen SA31 3HB Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Human and Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
01792 606677