School of Nursing

Postgraduate Credit Fundamentals of General Practice Nursing

Postgraduate Credit
Start date(s)
15 January 2025
Course specifications
Course length
Part-time (1 year)
Campus location
Wolverhampton City Campus
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Why choose this course?

This course is designed to aid students from a range of backgrounds in building confidence and knowledge in general practice settings. Your clinical skills, underpinned with the latest theoretical knowledge, will be developed for the delivery of person-centred care to individuals, practice population and communities. Course and module leaders are experts in general practice nursing, with experience in research and publishing writing on community nursing and public health, whose knowledge will inform your learning in whichever modular approach you take to your curriculum. Upon completion of your course, you will be able to competently practice as a General Practice Nurse, meeting the workforce demands within General Practice and Primary Care.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

  • Applicants will hold live registrant status as an adult registered nurse / child registered nurse/ specialist community public health nurse, on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.
  • Applicants must be new to General Practice Nursing: within 12 months of employment. This will need to be verified by the GP employer within a reference of support to study.
  • Evidence of a valid enhanced adult/child Disclosure and Barring Service check within 3 years of start of the course and occupational health clearance by GP employer, which needs to be validated in accordance with University of Wolverhampton admissions policy.
  • Applicants will normally have a first degree, BSc (Hons) at 2.2 or above (in a relevant subject, or equivalent). Minimum of 60 credits at level 6 (studied within the last 5 years).
  • Be employed as a general practice nurse by the start of the course.
  • You will require a practice assessor and practice supervisor who are registered professionals within the field of General Practice and meets the NMC standards for assessment and supervision (2018).

Please note: You must provide information to satisfy all of the above criteria on application for the course. If you cannot provide this information, your application will not be processed.

Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate on-site programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.

Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.

Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.


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