School of Nursing

Postgraduate Credit Prescribing for Practice (V150) Level 7

Postgraduate Credit Part-time 17 weeks

Postgraduate Credit
Start date(s)
13 January 2025
Course specifications
Course length
Part-time (17 weeks)
Campus location
University: City Campus
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Why choose this course?

We look forward to receiving your application for V150.

You will need to provide / upload the following in addition to your application form:

  • A completed Professional Entry Requirements (PER) form.  Please upload as one single document, fully completed.
  • An original enhanced employer DBS that is less than 3 years old when the course commences
  • Level 6 study (evident on your PER form and copy uploaded)
  • Confirmation of your funder if not self funding or approved online by your Trust

Please bear in mind, that there is a high demand for the course, so we have to allocate places to students who upload their application criteria first.  The sooner you are able to upload the information, the higher the chance of receiving a place.  When places are full subsequent applicants are then offered the next available cohort. 

Please note that if you work for Wolverhampton NHS Trust you should approach your non-medical prescribing lead before progressing with your application.

Professional Entry Requirement Form (PER)

V150 PER Form - 2022 Onwards (Word doc 752k)

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Part-time £888 per year 2022-23

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Applicants must be:

  • Either a Level 1 Registered Nurse or Midwife with at least one year post-registration experience in the field of practice.
  • Supported by an NHS Trust or equivalent employer.
  • The minimum academic entry requirement is 120 Level 4 credits and 120 Level 5 credits

In addition, the recommended academic entry requirement is at level 7, so students should provide evidence of ability to study at Masters’ level.

  • Provide evidence of ability to study at degree level (in any subject).

Students will be required to provide a statement of good health and character from their employing/sponsoring organisation.

  • You must provide a named Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor to support your 65 hours of supervised prescribing practice.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be considered on an individual basis.

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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