Taught course

Prudent Healthcare

Bangor University · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

  • 2(ii) Honours degree or equivalent professional qualification, or 3 years professional experience with demonstrable ability to study at Level 7.
  • Credit transfer and Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning
  • (maximum 40 credits at Level 7) will be possible. If credit transfer is sought for taught research methods modules, then this should have been completed within the last 5 years.
  • International applicants – IELTS or Trinity ISE tests taken at UK government-approved test centres will be considered as Secure English Language Tests (SELT).
  • English language requirement - IELTS 6 with no element below 5.5. Applications must also include personal statement

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme has been designed to support those working in health and social care with the knowledge and skills to provide systemic change in the diverse and often difficult area of health and healthcare provision. The pathway aims to highlight the main principles behind Prudent Healthcare and provides students with the knowledge and confidence to bring forward the founding principles on which the National health service in Wales was based. The Prudent Healthcare pathway will challenge the students to think about how to achieve large-scale improvement in the health of Wales, across all levels of the healthcare system. This will allow graduates to rise to the challenge of improving quality and tackling complexity in a time of sustained resource pressures that will inevitably demand fundamental changes in the ways in which services are designed and delivered. Graduates from this programme will be well placed to take a leading role in that agenda.

Darllenwch y daflen wybodaeth cwrs Gymraeg / Read the Welsh course information leaflet.

Information for international students

Because this pathway is part-time and requires a current NMC/HCPC registration and access to a clinical environment, this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Mrs Gillian Roberts
+44 (0)1248 383544