Taught course

Minor Injury and Illness Management

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 3 years post-registration experience in relevant care environment. Employed in a role that will support development of clinical skills during the programme. 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

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, skills, and 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.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
01865 483017