Taught course

Health, Social Care and Allied Professionals

University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

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Entry requirements

You should:

  • Normally have a bachelor’s degree.
  • Be a registered nurse and/or midwife on either Part 1 or 2 of the NMC professional register, or be a registered health, social care or allied professional.
  • Have completed at least 3 years post registration experience and gained additional professional knowledge and skills and experience in an area where students are gaining practical experience relevant to their registration.
  • Have opportunities to teach in a substantial capacity in order to fulfil the requisite number of teaching hours.
  • Have sponsorship from a relevant employing organisation.
  • Have two references that support good character and suitability of course (one of which should be from current employer) should accompany application

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education for Health, Social Care and Allied Professionals aims to enable you to achieve a professional teaching qualification whether you are a nurse, midwife, social worker or any other allied professional. The PGCert aims to develop your knowledge and skills for teaching so that you can facilitate and manage learning and assessment at higher education level within a health or social care context. The course aims to be sufficiently flexible to enable you to develop specific expertise which can be applied to the complexities of your professional practice area. The PGCert is committed to your individual development as a teacher. It will enhance your critical analytical skills and enable you to synergise the demands of practice development with current research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

01902 32 22 22