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PgC Advanced Practice in Learning Disability and or Autism: Practice Development

PgC Advanced Practice in Learning Disability and or Autism: Practice Development

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Literacy / Special Needs Teaching People With Disabilities: Skills / Facilities Learning / Training Design / Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

This programme has been specifically developed to meet the continuing advanced professional development needs, educating professionals/individuals who work with people who have a learning disability and/or autism as advised by Health Education England (2020) in the Capabilities framework. This programme has been created to align with workforce development and supports the progression of staff, in accordance with the standards set by professional, statutory and regulatory bodies such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Graduate destinations

This programme has been specifically developed to meet the continuing professional development needs of individuals who are working with people with learning disability and or autism. The programme is designed to enable you to apply your learning to your own health and social care context. The programme aims to enhance your skills, working across the HEE (2020) capabilities framework for advanced practice when working with people with learning disability and or autism.

Modules

300hours of advanced clinical practice - to be completed over three semesters.
Improving Service Delivery, Health and Wellbeing for People who have Learning Disability and or Autism (20 Credits)
Leading Advanced Person Centred Care and support for Individuals with Learning Disability and or Autism (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

2,460

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

4,350

Entry requirements

The University’s standard criteria for admissions apply. Please refer to the Applicant Information pages of the University website for more information. The decision to offer a place on the programme is at the discretion of the programme leader. The following additional requirements apply for entry to this programme: Be registered with a relevant health/social care related UK Professional Statutory Regulatory Body. Support from employer - provision of clinical supervisors (HEE 2020). HEFCE - GEN - Degree 1st or 2nd Hold a health/social care-related professional qualification and higher education degree.