University of Dundee
Nursing PgCert PgCert
University of Dundee

Course modalities offered

Course Description

Designed to offer postgraduate education to nurses in a range of clinical environments and geographical settings, this course is ideal for UK based and international nurses to develop personally and professionally.

You will develop your ways of thinking, helping you to become an independent learner who thinks creatively to solve problems using evidence-based approaches, including critical reflection, application of theory, and critical appraisal.

You'll learn about researching, appraising, and applying evidence and how these concepts can be used in your professional practice. This will help to develop your confidence to critically analyse the research process and to then use this to influence practice.

The course is flexible and will allow you to tailor your own needs. You can choose from a range of areas to suit your interests, such as:

The relationship between risk management and patient safety The assessment, care, and management of acutely or critically ill adults Understanding of organisational culture and a range of leadership models and theories The prevention, diagnosis, and management of long term conditions including acute presentations

This course is offered on a part-time basis and delivered through online distance learning. A small number of modules are also delivered partly face-to-face for locally based students.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Nursing PgCert, PgCert, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

You'll normally need to have a degree or equivalent and work in a health or social care related area. We operate a flexible Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) system by which students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry. Please check our website for English language requirements.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is a publicly funded institution in the small and diverse city of Dundee, Scotland. Particularly well known for their research work in the fields of Health and Climate Change, student researchers here feel that they can make a difference at home and abroad. Students discover a friendly, safe, and welcoming city in Dundee, where inhabitants are able to get to most of their commitments either by bike or even on foot.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Nethergate
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