Practice Development via Study Centres BSc (Hons)

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Improve your current health care qualification. Study a course relevant to a wide range of health care roles. Widen your practical experience and theoretical understanding, as we prepare you for roles in health and community settings.

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BSc (Hons) Practice Development covers the concepts of clinical governance, critical appraisal, reflective practice and public health. There is a strong emphasis on relating theory to clinical practice.

In addition, by choosing your own project in consultation with tutors, you can tailor learning to your particular career aspirations. All learning is underpinned by an evidence-based practice which promotes the development of high-quality health care provision.

Please contact your study centre for the duration and mode of this course.

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Why us?

  • Tailored learning to your chosen career aspirations
  • This course will enhance careers in areas such as health and social care, childhood and family studies, criminal justice, social work and community and youth work.

Course structure

You‘ll be taught by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team of highly skilled professionals, who are actively involved in consultancy work and healthcare research. Each member of the team has at least one specialist area of clinical and teaching expertise.

You will be taught using a range of teaching methods including lectures, seminars, group work presentations and one to one tutorials.

You will be assessed using a range of assessment methods including written assignments, group presentations and individual presentations and exams.

Modules on this course include:

  • Research Methods
  • Theory and Practice in Health Care
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Management of Care
  • Preparation for Mentorship
  • Law and Ethics in Healthcare
  • Dissertation


Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.


Please visit the International College of Business and Technology website for information on location and facilities.

Entry requirements

You are required to hold a Higher Education (HE) Diploma Level health care related qualification (Level 5) for entry onto the course.

If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.

Fees and finance

Please contact the International College of Business and Technology for information on tuition fees and available support.

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This information was correct at the time of publication.

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Qualifications at degree-level are becoming increasingly vital for moving up the career ladder. Our graduates have gone on to secure many senior positions in a range of healthcare settings.