Postgraduate Certificate Managing Long-Term Health Conditions

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

We provide you with the skills employers are looking for so you can move forward with your career.

We all put our trust in the healthcare professionals who take care of us and our loved ones. Those professionals trust Sheffield to deliver the kind of training they need.

Because we work so closely with our partners in health and social care, you can be confident that a postgraduate course here will make a positive difference to your working life.

All our courses are research-led, shaped by local, national and international policy. They’re designed to be flexible, to meet your needs.

About the course

This unique masters course is clinically focused and disease specific. You'll develop a critical understanding of the research, policies and practice relating to long-term conditions in various organisational contexts.

Studying and discussing the difficulties faced by the people living with long-term health conditions will enhance your intellectual and practical skills.

Core module

There are no core modules.

Optional modules

Choose four from a range including:

  • Managing Diabetes as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Managing Heart Failure as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Managing Renal Disease as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
  • Identifying the Deteriorating Patient in Primary Care
  • Relationship Centred Dementia Care

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminar presentations
  • Small group work

Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

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Samantha Treloar, postgraduate student in the School of Nursing and Midwifery


Key facts

This is a part-time course.

Entry requirements

You'll need 120 credits at level 6 (or the equivalent shown through APEL), or a proven ability to study at postgraduate level. If you're a health care practitioner, you should be professionally registered and have the relevant clinical experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

We don't have a fee for this course. Try this fee calculator or contact the department to check.

If you already work with NHS patients in NHS Yorkshire and the Humber or East Midlands, funding may be available. Contact us for more information.

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

The world needs healthcare professionals

And we're dedicated to educating them.

We have strong links with other health departments at the University, including the School for Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the Department of Sociological Studies, the Medical School and the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth.

The school is close to the central University campus, opposite the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. You'll be at the heart of student life with West Street, Broomhill, and the best students' union in the country on your doorstep.

We teach the skills that matter

Because we work closely with our partners in health and social care, your course will equip you with the skills employers are looking for. All our courses are research-led, shaped by local, national and international policy. They're designed to be flexible, to meet the demands of a rapidly changing work environment.

We teach the skills you need to establish research and education initiatives in health and social care wherever in the world you are needed. Through our partnerships with other organisations, you’ll get the chance to network and make useful contacts.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

Mac Macintosh
E: m.j.macintosh@sheffield.ac.uk
T: 0114 222 2054