Entry requirements for this course are normally:
- Applicants must currently work in a health or social care setting. You must be registered with a relevant statutory body such as the NMC or HCPC if you would like to undertake modules linked to UK professional body recognition.
- International students must be registered with a relevant professional body in their country of origin and will not be eligible for any NMC or HCPC recognition whilst undertaking this course or on its completion.
- An Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed.
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. If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes.
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 statutory body for recognition.
Months of entry
This course offers registered healthcare practitioners the opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills within their specialist area of practice.
It provides you with an innovative and flexible approach to learning, as well as a range of modules which enable you to develop a course to meet your individual learning needs. You will have the opportunity to develop your advanced thinking and leadership skills. These will be closely linked to your personal and practice development, as well as the needs of the changing workforce.
This course has been designed to take workforce development priorities into consideration, all of the modules were developed in partnership with educational leads from clinical practice and aim to support your knowledge development and application in practice.
Through personal development planning you will be encouraged to reflect on and continue to develop your current and ongoing knowledge, skills and competence as a professional. Personal development processes also provides a medium for recording your progress and creating an effective CV which may be used to update your personal portfolio linked to professional body requirements. Learning is facilitated from our contemporary, purpose built campus which is supported by exceptional online resources and computing and library services.
Fees and funding
Please contact the Student Finance Office for more information about 2018/19 fees and finance.
You may be eligible for funding from Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber. Detailed guidance on such funding arrangements is available in their funding guide. For further information please contact the SSPRD Admissions Team.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Assistant H496 PT)
- 01484 472561