- Be a health or social care practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
- Have at least 3 years post-registration employment.
- Have an Honours degree or equivalent.
- If you wish to complete either Independent and Supplementary Prescribing module or Conversion to Independent Prescribing for Physiotherapy/Podiatry Supplementary Prescribers module you must meet the current requirements with respect to DBS checks and medical mentors. Please note: NMC or HCPC registrants selecting the Supporting Learning in Practice module require access to a student from their profession in clinical practice and to meet the requirements of their professional body for recognition UK registered nurses and midwives must have access to placements that enable them to gain 60 days (360 hours) teaching practice experience. This will be facilitated through negotiation and under supervision of a registered teacher.
- Other UK registered healthcare and international professionals are required to complete 180 hours under supervision of a registered teacher.
- For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.
- You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.
Months of entry
- Has provided a high quality teaching qualification for healthcare practitioners for over 15 years.
- Is an approved course leading to a recordable teaching qualification on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.
- Offers graduates eligibility to apply for Fellowship status with the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
- Provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals to enhance their practice in relation to contemporary issues and developments in health professional education.
- Is delivered and supported by experienced academic staff in the field.
- Provides you with opportunity to network with professionals from different disciplines and share best practice.
The course is designed for Health Professionals wishing to pursue a career in teaching within professional practice and/or education settings. This has an interdisciplinary context which will enable you to develop your knowledge and abilities related to learning, teaching and assessment with a range of health professionals. There is also a focus on research and critical appraisal and opportunities for you to develop specialist clinical or educational skills.
Information for international students
For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Assistant (H192 FT & H198 PT)
- 01484 472561