MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip General Practice for Registered Healthcare Professionals

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Our General Practice for Registered Healthcare Professionals is for registered healthcare professionals looking to develop their professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and attributes required of a general practice when delivering safe and effective person-centred care.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

We’ll support you to develop the skills and attributes required for inter-professional team working, maintaining professional relationships, and acknowledge the contribution of a collaborative and integrated approach to care.

You’ll evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems which contribute to innovation and improvement in healthcare practice. You'll also engage with reflective and evidence-based practice to inform the delivery of safe and effective person-centred general practice care.

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Fees and Paying for University

Facilities and accreditation

Nursing skills labs

As part of your nursing studies with ARU, you’ll be able to take advantage of:

  • purpose-built simulated hospital wards offering the very best in experiential learning
  • registered, practising tutors and lecturers who’ll make sure you’re being taught the latest techniques and give you the support you need to succeed.

Nurse Education Provider of the Year

We’re proud to have been shortlisted for the Nurse Education Provider of the Year award in 2023.


You’ll already be a qualified healthcare professional looking for your next step with your current employer, who’ll support you in undertaking further study. This qualification is linked to specialist and advanced practice and as such aligned to Agenda for Change NHS Pay Band 6/7.

Apply now for MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip General Practice for Registered Healthcare Professionals

Funding for postgraduate students

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