This Practice Development course covers the concepts of clinical governance, critical appraisal, reflective practice and public health.
Your learning is underpinned by evidence-based practice, which promotes the development of high-quality health care provision. You will also consider health care in the wider social context of health and wellbeing. A key emphasis of this course is on relating theory to practice and enhancing the patient/service user experience.
You will 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.
Teaching methods include: Lectures, seminars, group work presentations and one to one tutorials.
You’ll be assessed using a range of assessment methods including: written assignments, group presentations and individual presentations and exams.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.
The annual fee for this course is:
£9,250 if you are from the UK or EU
£10,750 if you are from outside the EU
The annual tuition fee for this course is tbc.
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
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.
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.
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