Return to Professional Practice

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
12 Weeks
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 18/10/2018

This course enables nurses and health visitors who have had a break from practice to enhance and hone their existing knowledge and skills so that they can confidently return to professional practice.

Course

Highlights

  • Strong links with NHS stakeholders.
  • Flexible arrangements to suit individual needs.

Additional

Information

NMC approved

Our Return to Professional Practice course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Course Details

Our Return to Professional Practice course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This course is provided for all nurses and health visitors who are unable to meet the criteria for revalidation, and who are therefore required to undertake a Return to Practice programme before re-registering with the NMC. Studying our Return to Professional Practice course can also help nurses to refresh their skills if they are considering moving between disciplines.

Read more…

Careers

Career Opportunities

Once you are back on the professional register, you will find that there are many varied opportunities available to work as a qualified nurse or health visitor in the NHS or other healthcare arena.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

Entry Requirements

The course is open to nurses or health visitors with or without current NMC registration.

Please contact the Course Team for further information:

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

The course is a 20 credit module comprising both theory and practice, and can is accessed at Level 6. Our teaching staff are specialists within health disciplines and use their experience and knowledge to inform their teaching and practice.

Supervised practice is usually undertaken in an area related to previous experience, and can be arranged in a variety of ways. You can work with supernumerary status, or dovetail your study hours with working as a healthcare assistant. Please note that the latter route is only available in some practice settings.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • comprehensive support available from a designated and experienced course team
  • flexible arrangements to suit individual needs
  • strong links with NHS stakeholders

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Fees quoted are for Home, EU and International students commencing their course in the academic year 2016/17. Tuition fees are payable for each year of the course and fees may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Please refer to the Faculty of Health and Society.

National campaign

Currently the programme is supported by a national campaign. Most students will receive UK government funding via Health Education England (HEE) regions. There are also bursaries available to help cover costs incurred during the programme. Please visit the HEE Return to Practice website for further information about funding.

If you are undertaking independent sector placements and are sponsored by your employer you must present a sponsorship letter to the university when you enrol on the course.

If you are a self-funding student you are required to pay the full fee (by debit or credit card) at the time that you enrol on the course.
Entry requirements


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 18/10/2018

  • This course enables nurses and health visitors who have had a break from practice to enhance and hone their existing knowledge and skills so that they can confidently return to professional practice.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Strong links with NHS stakeholders.
    • Flexible arrangements to suit individual needs.
  • Our Return to Professional Practice course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This course is provided for all nurses and health visitors who are unable to meet the criteria for revalidation, and who are therefore required to undertake a Return to Practice programme before re-registering with the NMC. Studying our Return to Professional Practice course can also help nurses to refresh their skills if they are considering moving between disciplines.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    NMC approved

    Our Return to Professional Practice course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

    • Career Opportunities

      Once you are back on the professional register, you will find that there are many varied opportunities available to work as a qualified nurse or health visitor in the NHS or other healthcare arena.

  • The course is open to nurses or health visitors with or without current NMC registration.

    Please contact the Course Team for further information:

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    The course is a 20 credit module comprising both theory and practice, and can is accessed at Level 6. Our teaching staff are specialists within health disciplines and use their experience and knowledge to inform their teaching and practice.

    Supervised practice is usually undertaken in an area related to previous experience, and can be arranged in a variety of ways. You can work with supernumerary status, or dovetail your study hours with working as a healthcare assistant. Please note that the latter route is only available in some practice settings.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Fees quoted are for Home, EU and International students commencing their course in the academic year 2016/17. Tuition fees are payable for each year of the course and fees may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Please refer to the Faculty of Health and Society.

    National campaign

    Currently the programme is supported by a national campaign. Most students will receive UK government funding via Health Education England (HEE) regions. There are also bursaries available to help cover costs incurred during the programme. Please visit the HEE Return to Practice website for further information about funding.

    If you are undertaking independent sector placements and are sponsored by your employer you must present a sponsorship letter to the university when you enrol on the course.

    If you are a self-funding student you are required to pay the full fee (by debit or credit card) at the time that you enrol on the course.
    Entry requirements

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour