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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 blended learning

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

Community Health Studies (SPQ) (PgDip)

Part time

Successful completion of this programme leads to the award of the NMC recordable Specialist Practitioner Qualification, in either District or Practice Nursing.

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 (Health Visiting) (PgDip)

Full time

This programme is designed to prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. The programme will lead to the professional award of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (health visitor), with subsequent registration on the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

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.

Shirley Willis provides an overview of the programme.

Community Health Studies (SPQ) (PgDip)

Shirley Willis provides an overview of the programme.

Programme manager, Amanda Holland provides information about our health visiting programme.

Specialist community public health nursing (PgDip)

Programme manager, Amanda Holland provides information about our health visiting programme.

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.