City University London

Course Introduction

This programme provides the knowledge and skills needed to deliver a diverse range of services within general practice; the programme prepares students to meet the many challenging demands of working within general practice, particularly in relation to the essential and additional services of the new General Medical Services contract.

Course Modules

All years: Core modules: there are 2 core modules to be taken at level 3: research module 1; philosophy and politics of primary healthcare; route'specific modules: there are 2 route'specific modules to be taken at level 3: practice nurse distance learning; practice portfolio (double module); optional modules: chronic heart disease management in primary care; asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); biological foundation in clinical practice and related pharmacology (extended); clinical assessment in primary care; communications and role development; contemporary cultural issues in ear, nose and throat practice; counselling skills for interprofessional practice; developing practice in contraception and reproductive sexual health; independent and supplementary non medical nurse prescribing; diabetes care.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 5 years
Part Time
BSc £3,750  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Tariff 120