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Professional Practice (Healthcare) PGDip

Professional Practice (Healthcare) PGDip

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Overview

This course is designed for experienced healthcare professionals from a variety of settings, looking to enhance their clinical knowledge and leadership skills at Level 7.

Normally a first degree will be required, however, if you are an experienced healthcare professional with evidence of recent successful study at Level 6 you may also be considered. You must have a background in healthcare and currently be working in clinical practice.

What will this course cover?

This will enable you to innovatively lead, direct and enhance clinical practice, whilst expanding the evidence base for your own area of practice.

In order for you to deliver appropriate interventions aimed at the management of patients, the course structure will focus on the evidence for a range of assessment skills and therapeutic management strategies. You will also be able to synthesise contemporary initiatives in relation to current practice and service delivery to creatively provide a safe and effective service.

This course offers you:

  • Flexible study relevant to your current area of practice
  • Range of optional Level 7 theoretical and clinical modules
  • Opportunities to develop practice based projects
  • Skills in leadership and management in clinical practice settings

You will be required to complete optional modules which total 90 credits as well as a core research module which will total 30 credits.

On completion of this course, you will gain 120 credits. You can top-up this qualification to a master's degree by taking the dissertation module which accounts for a further 60 credits.

Course Details

How will I be taught and assessed?

A range of teaching strategies will be employed throughout the course, with each module assessed.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

You have the opportunity to select optional modules in this year. Please refer the course page at university site.
Applied Research Skills - Core
Applied Research for Healthcare Practice - Core
Data Analysis and Interpretation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a first degree will be required. However, experienced healthcare professionals with evidence of recent successful study at Level 6 will be considered. Students will have a healthcare background and currently be in clinical practice.

University information

The University puts their focus on employability, that’s why their courses are continually developing with the industries, meaning when you graduate you’ll be job-ready. Bucks are proud to have earned a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2018, and to have been recognised for creating a supportive learning community with small class sizes, highly interactive teaching and focused employment-related studies. They also...more