Taught course

Minor Injury and Illness Management

Oxford Brookes University · Department of Applied Health and Professional Development

Entry requirements

You should have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.

You must hold professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body/Council in the UK.

You will normally have a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in a relevant care environment.

You should be employed in a role that will support development of clinical skills during the programme.

You should be working in a relevant clinical environment in which you can achieve the clinical skills required.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in preparation for practice as an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) or within minor injury or illness focused care within urgent or acute care. You will critically analyse the assessment, diagnosis management and treatment of patients within a range of minor injury and illness conditions across the age spectrum.
You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills. As well as an understanding of assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of care of patients and families in minor injury and/or minor illness environments.
Successful completion of this course allows you to exit with the Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management with 60 CATS credits at Level 7.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0)1865 483017