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.

Being on placement is one of my favourite parts of the course. Whilst on placement I feel really well supported both by the academic staff at the University and my mentor.

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

About the course

Course description 2017

This unique 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 people living with long-term health conditions will enhance your intellectual and practical skills.

Samantha Treloar, postgraduate student in the School of Nursing and MidwiferyCore module

There are no core modules.

Examples of 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 and assessment

Lectures, seminar presentations and small-group work. Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers. Each module is assessed by a written assignment

Course duration

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

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Fees and funding

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Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

Studentships

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

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

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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

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.