2019 start
PG Certificate

Neonatal Intensive Care

Health Sciences School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Designed for those already working in neonatal intensive care, this course gives you the specialist knowledge and skills you need to manage, promote and deliver safe evidence-based care.
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Course description

If you’re working within neonatal intensive care, this course gives you the opportunity to advance clinically and professionally.

You’ll focus on the specialist knowledge and skills necessary for managing, promoting and delivering safe evidence-based care that addresses the physiological, psychological and cultural needs of neonates and their families.

Clinical experts in neonatology and other related fields contribute to the course, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of real practice.

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Core modules

  • Intensive Care of the Newborn
  • High Dependency Care of the Newborn
  • Concepts Care of the Newborn


You’ll learn through 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.


1-2 years part-time

Entry requirements

We’re looking for practitioners working within the context of neonatal intensive care who already have a nursing degree.

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


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.

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses


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

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