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Our Postgraduate Certificate in Neonatal Practice enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in this specialist area.
Our course covers the management of critically ill newborns with complex care needs being cared for in a neonatal care environment.
You will develop your critical understanding of neonatal practice. By applying evidence based practice, you will deliver the best outcome of care for the patient and their family. You will have the opportunity to develop your:
- skills and understanding of assessment
- planning, delivery and evaluation of care.
We place importance on your experience within the educational process, from both a personal and professional perspective.
Relevant national and international research and evidence based literature informs course content. This helps you expand the breadth of your studies and develop a depth of critical analysis and evaluation of practice.
How to apply
Apply through our Moodle Portal.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.
If you only wish to take one module as a stand alone module (rather than as part of the PGCert), then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student.
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Questions about fees?
Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will study two compulsory modules on this postgraduate certificate. This consists of:
- One single module (20 credits at Level seven)
- One double module (40 credits at Level seven).
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Neonatal Practice worth 60 CATS credits at Level 7.
After you graduate
Students who have completed similar health and life sciences vocational postgraduate certificate courses have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you as a practitioner to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to further your progression.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.