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PGCert Practice Teacher

How to applyHealth, Nursing and Midwifery

About the course

This PGCert programme is designed to prepare you for a career as a practice teacher in accordance with the standards published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

It is aimed at nurses who hold Specialist Practitioner Qualifications (SPQ) and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) qualifications, who fulfil NMC requirements and have normally completed a mentor programme to extend their role to assess and sign off practice students.

The Postgraduate Certificate can be the first step towards a Postgraduate Diploma or an MSc in Health Studies.

Key Facts

Tuition Fees

UK/EU: Please contact fhsc.admiss@hull.ac.uk

Overseas: Please contact fhsc.admiss@hull.ac.uk


More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.

Application deadlines

All applicants: TBC

Entry requirements

Minimum

Typically you are expected to have a good Honours degree in nursing, midwifery or another relevant discipline, plus appropriate experience in a professional environment.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Study information

The programme offers a combination of University and work-based learning. Core modules are:

  • Practice Teaching in Context (theory)
  • Effective Practice Teaching (theory)
  • Specialist Practice Teaching (practice-based)

The two theory modules are based around themed study days covering the eight domains within the NMC. The practice-based module involves being placed with an experienced practice teacher who is responsible for supervising your progress and assessing your achievement of the practice learning outcomes.

Learning methods include workshops, discussions, group work and lead lectures – enabling you to play an active part in your learning. All learning and teaching activities are supported by eBridge, our virtual learning environment.

There are no optional modules for this stage of the programme. If you want to register for the Postgraduate Diploma or MSc programme, your programme leader will help you to choose the best options.

* All modules are subject to availability.

Funding information

Future prospects

This programme is approved by the NMC. On successful completion, you can be annotated onto the practice teacher register for your employing organisation.

Completing this programme of study often leads to students engaging in further study at masters level, developing their skills and knowledge in research leadership and education, and consequently, career pathways in education or management.