- You should have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.
- You must hold professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body in the UK.
- You will normally have a minimum of 12 months post-registration experience in a neonatal care environment.
- You should be working in a relevant clinical environment in which you can achieve the clinical skills required, ideally working in a Level 2 or Level 3 Newborn Intensive Care Unit.
- You should have access to an appropriate practice supervisor within that area.
- You will need to have secured the support of your line manager.
- You will need British Council IELTS: overall score of level 7 or above if English is not your first language.
Please also see the university's general entry requirements.
English language requirements
In addition to the academic entry qualifications, if your first language is not English you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level. An IELTS overall score of 7.0 is required for this course.
Please also see the university's standard English language requirements
This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.
Preparation courses for International and EU students
We offer a range of courses to help you to meet the entry requirements for this course and also familiarise you with university life. You may also be able to apply for one student visa to cover both courses.
- Take our Pre-Master's course to help you to meet both the English language and academic entry requirements for your master's course.
- If you need to improve your English language, we have pre-sessional English language courses available to help you to meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s.
If you are studying outside the UK, for more details about your specific country entry requirements, translated information, local contacts and programmes within your country, please have a look at our country pages.
How to apply
You apply for this course through UCAS Postgraduate.
Through UCAS Postgraduate, you should use the UCAS Postgraduate portal to make your application, which will then be forwarded directly to our Admissions Office. You should send supporting documentation to us directly using the email addresses on the UCAS Postgraduate application form.
Applications received electronically through UCAS Postgraduate will be forwarded to the University admissions team. Supporting documentation (for example manager's references and confirmation of funding) should be forwarded using the email addresses provided on the UCAS Postgraduate application form.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.
Note: 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. You do not apply via UCAS Postgraduate for this, but instead contact the Programme Administrator on firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 (0)1865 483017 for further details and an application form.
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.