PGDip — 2024 entry Primary and Community Care SPQ Community Children's Nursing with integrated prescribing (V300)

On this course, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to become an exceptional and compassionate community children’s nurse. You’ll work at an advanced level to deliver, lead and influence care for the benefit of babies, children, young people and their families, and the community you serve.



Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
To be confirmed
Kate Granger Building

Why choose
this course?

  • Learn from experienced professionals who are experts in their respective fields and who will ensure that you receive high-quality education and mentorship.
  • Benefit from our established partnerships with local healthcare institutions and community organisations, providing you with valuable clinical opportunities. You will gain hands-on experience and apply your learning in real-world settings under the supervision of experienced practice assessors and supervisors.
  • Learn in a research-intensive environment, which may offer you opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research projects and contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and specialist practice.
  • Meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) standards for specialist education and practice and record your qualification with the NMC. 
  • Take advantage of Surrey’s reputation and strong connections within the healthcare sector, including with the Queen’s Nursing Institute, to enhance your career prospects.
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4th in the UK

For nursing and midwifery in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2023 (CAH3)

7th in the UK

For nursing in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2024


Of graduates from our School of Health Sciences are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2024, HESA)

Nursing and Midwifery Council

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