Taught course

Acute Care of the Older Person with Frailty

Oxford Brookes University · Department of Applied Health and Professional Development

Entry requirements

A UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. Professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body/Council in the UK. Minimum of 12 months post-registration experience in relevant care environment. Working in relevant clinical environment to achieve the clinical skills required. Access to appropriate practice supervisor within that area. Demonstrate British Council IELTS: overall score of level 7 or above if English is not first language. Fitness for practice screening and a DBS check will be made.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and experience in this specialist area. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care relating to the management of older patients with frailty who have complex care needs and are being cared for in an acute care environment.

Information for international students

This course is not available to students classed as international for fees purposes

Fees and funding

Please visit our website: www.brookes.ac.uk/studying/finance/pg-home/support/

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
01865 483017