You will: - be a Health/Social Care Practitioner who holds current registration with their professional body in the UK (where this is a requirement for the profession). - hold a degree in a professional health/social care related subject* - be working in a relevant health/social care environment in order that you can meet the learning outcomes of the course** *If you hold an Advanced Diploma in healthcare related field e.g. Nursing, you can access this course by completing a portfolio. This means you wouldn't have to 'top-up' to a degree first. We can explain more about this if you would like to know more. ** If you are wishing to work towards a badged award, you must be working in that specific area of practice/health/social care provision. You will be asked to confirm this when you apply.
Months of entry
This flexible, part-time course has been designed for healthcare practitioners who have recently qualified or are working in a new area of practice and wish to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge.
You can opt for a generic award in professional practice or have the focus of your studies recognised through a badged award in one of the following areas:
- Complex Mental Health Needs
- Acute Care
- Frail and Older People
- Intensive/Critical Care
- Out of Hospital Care
- Dementia and Nutrition
- Substance Misuse
- Children and Young People
The first module (maximum of 20 academic credits) can be studied at Level 6. This will help promote your confidence if you've had a break in your studies, since qualifying/commencing work and it will help support the further development of your critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis skills, preparing you to undertake Level 7 study.
The course is made up entirely of option modules - you choose modules relevant to your area of clinical practice/CPPD needs. There is a wide and exciting range to select from.
Information for international students
International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above (including at least 6.5 in the written paper). Contact our International Office to find out what international qualifications you need to get onto a course www.uwl.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course information
- 0800 036 8888