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We are a leading provider of postgraduate education for nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals. Delivered through a mix of self-directed and contact sessions, our programmes are designed to help you meet the challenges of the rapidly changing healthcare environment and to make a valuable contribution to patient care and clinical practice.

Why you should study with us

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Our reputation

We are a leading provider of healthcare education in the UK.

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Our academic team

Our programmes benefit from the input of world-renowned researchers and clinicians who are experts in their field.

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Our research

Our research is ranked 4th in the UK overall and we are 1st for our research environment (REF 2014).

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Our students

Our programmes attract students from across the globe. We work together to share ideas and develop best healthcare practice.

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Our facilities

Our high-tech research laboratories and libraries provide the perfect environment for postgraduate study.

Courses

Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc)

Full time blended learning

This programme is aimed at registered Nurses, Midwives and other healthcare practitioners, within the UK, who aspire to develop and work at an advanced level of clinical practice, particularly where there is a requirement for advanced clinical assessment and Independent/ Supplementary Prescribing skills.

Advanced Healthcare Practice (MSc)

Full time

Our MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice programme aims to develop your knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of the four pillars of advanced level practice.

Independent/ Supplementary Prescribing (PgCert)

Part time

This postgraduate certificate in non-medical prescribing will provide you with the knowledge and skills to qualify as an independent prescriber.

Pre-Registration Occupational Therapy (MSc)

Full time

This programme is designed for those who hold a degree, and provides a two year fast-track route into a professional career in Occupational Therapy.

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (MSc)

Full time blended learning, Part time blended learning

Health Visiting is a hugely rewarding role in public health nursing where you can make a long-lasting, positive impact on a family’s physical and mental wellbeing during the earliest days of their family life.

New opportunities coming soon

Are you looking to advance your career? or perhaps a career change? If so, we are developing two new programmes to add to our professional portfolio. Find out more and register your interest now.

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Are you interested in finding out how to become a SCPHN Health Visitor?

If you're a qualified nurse or midwife, you can make a real difference to the lives of infants, children and their families.

community health studies

Are you interested in finding out how to become a Community and Primary Care Specialist Practice?

If you're a qualified nurse interested in working in community or primary care, this programme will give you the skills and confidence to lead and inspire.

Our talks

Programme manager, Neil Thomas presents our postgraduate certificate programme.

Independent/ Supplementary Prescribing (PGCert)

Programme manager, Neil Thomas presents our postgraduate certificate programme.

Jayne Hancock talks about how you can take your career to the next stage for the benefit of your patients and their families.

Advanced Healthcare Practice (MSc)

Jayne Hancock talks about how you can take your career to the next stage for the benefit of your patients and their families.

Programme Manager Geinor Bean talks through our Advanced Clinical Practice programme.

Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc)

Programme Manager Geinor Bean talks through our Advanced Clinical Practice programme.

Our students

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Take a virtual tour of our facilities

Caerleon Simualtion Suite

Our simulation suite mirrors clinical settings allowing students to develop key skills and experience.

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Lecture Theatre

Our refurbished lecture theatre hosts large teaching sessions.

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Research Centre for Clinical Kineasiology

RCCK contains state-of-the-art equipment for biomechanical and physiological measurement.

Heath Campus Library

Educational resources for our healthcare programmes can be found at our on-site library.

Find out about our research

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Our research

We are optimising health and social care across the life course in Wales and beyond, putting people and families at the heart of our research.

Postgraduate research hub in Eastgate House

Our PhD in healthcare sciences

By pursuing research based around your own interests at one of the leading healthcare research departments in the UK, you lay the foundations for a career in which you can make a real difference to healthcare in the wider world.

Explore Cardiff University

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Student support

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Funding your studies

Learn more about the scholarships, UK government support packages and student loans available to you.

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Browse our accomodation

We have a variety of halls and houses to suit your preferences, interests and budgets.

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Living costs

See how far your money goes by using our living costs calculator.

Take the next step in your healthcare journey with us

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Do your research

Visit our School website and programme pages to find out more.

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Get in touch

If you have any questions - big or small - don't hesitate to get in touch. We would love to hear from you.