Taught course

Lower Limb Health, Disease and Rehabilitation

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 BSc (Hons) in health care related area. Health care practitioners with diploma qualifications and experience of working with people who have lower limb and foot pathology. Registration with an appropriate professional body such as Health and Care Professions Council(HCPC) or GMC. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Lower Limb Health, Disease and Rehabilitation at Salford:

  • Develop critical appraisal skills to advance your evidence-based practice of assessing and managing the lower limb
  • Delivered by recognised experts in the field
  • Course content informed by cutting-edge research

Course Summary

This course aims to enhance patient care by providing practitioners involved in the non-surgical management of lower limb and foot pathologies with higher level clinical skills.

during your time on the course, you will benefit from the professional expertise of a teaching team focused on providing strong student support.

Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to focus on particular diseases/conditions which match your own area of practice/interest, examples of which include diabetes and rheumatic diseases.

You'll also attend a series of day-long masterclassess, delivered by leaders in the field.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English- IELTS 6.5 band score or above are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Part-time £2,625

Fees 2015-16

Part-time £2,675

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Portfolio60

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646