MMedSci General Practice Advanced Nurse Practitioner (NURT101)

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This programme will be available again September 2019 enabling experienced practice nurses to develop an advanced role in general practice. Confirmed support for practice learning within a general practice is required to enter the programme.

What is it about?

The programme is informed by the Multi-professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice in England.   It covers core advanced capabilities with respect to a role in general practice. Core competency areas include:

  • Clinical practice as a primary care generalist
  • Management and leadership 
  • Education - developing self and others
  • Research - improving quality and developing practice

The programme aims to develop practice nurses to work with a high degree of autonomy and capability for complex decision making within the primary care team.  To contribute to an effective and coordinated response to the needs of the registered population of patients.  Able to undertake patient assessment, investigations, diagnostics, planning, prescribing, care management; and with competence in episode based care and person centred continuity for complex needs.  The programme integrates module and practice learning within a portfolio to evidence robust initial preparation for an advanced role.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need a good first degree or equivalent evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level. You must have a clinical role in general practice or primary care.  You must have confirmation from your employing organisation of their commitment and capacity to support your practice learning towards an advanced role.

How is the course structured?

More information can be found on the Course Structure page.

Tuition Fees:

The annual tuition fee for self funding or sponsored students for the academic year 2018/19 £3,033. LBR funding may be available, subject to eligibility and availability. Please refer to our funding pages for further information.

Important: HEYH Multi professional advanced clinical practitioner funding

If you believe that you are funded by Health Education England, you will need your unique reference number, which will have been sent to you as part of the application process.  If you have received confirmation from Higher Education Yorkshire & Humber of Multi professional advanced clinical practitioner funding, please complete the PG Application form only. You do not need to complete the fees and funding form.

Contact us

Programme Leader: Dr Ian Brown

Tel: 0114 222 2074


Admissions Office

Tel: 0114 222 2030