MMedSci General Practice Advanced Nurse Practitioner (NURT101)

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This programme will be available again September 2018 for nurses wishing to develop an advanced practice role in general practice primary care. The programme enables you to qualify as an advanced practitioner and to develop your portfolio of competencies as an expert generalist.

What is it about?

The programme has been developed to meet the changing skill mix required in the primary care workforce. The programme is informed by recent work to clarify professional career pathway stages and competencies for advanced practice in primary care. The programme covers core competencies relating to advanced practice, including:

  • Clinical competence as a generalist for primary care
  • Leadership and collaborative practice
  • Improving quality and developing practice
  • Developing self and others

The programme aims to develop expert generalists. Practitioners who are able to provide accessible, first contact preventive care, the diagnosis and management of acute and long term conditions. Practitioners able to work well within a skill mix team to develop a responsive and effective person centred primary care. The programme facilitates development of a portfolio of competencies across clinical areas.

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 to support your learning towards advanced practice.

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 2017/18 £2,830. LBR funding may be available, subject to eligibility and availability. Please refer to our funding pages for further information.

Contact us

Programme Leader: Dr Ian Brown

Tel: 0114 222 2074


Admissions Office

Tel: 0114 222 2030