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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a health science from a recognised higher education institution or certified evidence of an ability to study at level 5 (Master’s level).

Current registration with a UK healthcare professional governing body (eg Nursing and Midwifery Council).

Applicants should have written endorsement from their employing organisation that they will be supported to undertake the programme of study.

Opportunities for the accreditation of prior learning and prior experiential learning exist through the School's credit accumulation and transfer procedures.

Apply by 31 July 2021 for September 2021 entry.

Apply by 30 November 2021 for January 2022 entry.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This exciting programme meets the expanding needs of healthcare practitioners. It builds on our reputation for delivering high quality clinically-focused modules.

The Clinical Assessment PGCert is suitable for all healthcare practitioners involved in the clinical assessment of patients.

The programme offers the knowledge and skills to enable you to assess patients from “head-to-toe” and develop evidence-based management strategies. You’ll develop practical skills in taking health history, auscultation, percussion and palpation in addition to diagnostic reasoning skills. Depending upon your choice of option module you will develop knowledge and skills in the interpretation of blood results or the interpretation of medical images.

Fees and funding

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)113 343 7200