Prescribing Practice, Short Course | Part time | Middlesex University | London, United Kingdom
3600 GBP/full
3600 GBP/full
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This programme in Prescribing Practice at Middlesex University has been designed for nurses, midwives, mental health nurses and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCHPN) who wish to qualify for the Nursing and Midwifery Council recordable qualification of Independent Prescriber.


Key facts

This course in Prescribing Practice at Middlesex University will include the Non-Medical Prescribing module with the Physical Health and Wellbeing module or the Advanced Physical Assessment module.

Learning and teaching

  • A range of assessment strategies will be used to develop your professionalism including reflection and discussion as well as group presentations. Teaching will utilise online resources and lectures, and discussion groups involving critical incident analysis.
  • Formative and summative assessment will be used throughout through Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE), examinations and assignments.

Programme Structure

Over the course of the programme, you will:
  • Increase and enhance your professional knowledge and practice.
  • Physical assessment modules for mental health nurses.
  • Physical assessment modules for adult, child nurses and midwives.
  • Develop your physical assessment and clinical skills and enhance your professional practice.
  • Non-Medical Prescribing Module.
  • Successful completion of the programme will result in the V300 recordable qualification of independent prescriber.

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63 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must be a registered nurse with a minimum of one year post-registration experience (part time equivalent);
  • You must provide evidence of ability to study at Level 6 with a good command of written and spoken English;
  • You must be able to demonstrate a good standard of numeracy skills;
  • You must hold a current DBS (within the last three years at the end of the course);
  • You must have completed the physical assessment course or be doing this as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Prescribing or Graduate Certificate in Prescribing;
  • Your prescribing lead confirms that you have expertise in your clinical area;
  • You will be competent in clinical history-taking, undertaking clinical assessments and diagnosing in your area of practice;
  • There must be a clinical need to prescribe within the current role.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3600 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 GBP for the full programme
  • National

    3600 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 GBP for the full programme
  • £63 per credit
  • £3,600 for 60 credits

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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