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Postgraduate Credit Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH)

Postgraduate Credit Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH)

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Credits

Subject areas

Family Planning Advice Health Promotion

Course type


Course Summary

Why choose this course?

This is a highly specialised course that will enable you to demonstrate to employers and potential employers your knowledge and skills relevant to working in contraception and sexual health services. It will provide the theoretical and evidence based underpinning to contemporary CASH practice and helps you to develop new approaches to client care. The practice competencies are based on a nationally recognised framework for practice which identifies a high standard and quality of care in this area.

It is suitable for professionals from a variety of settings including midwifery, CASH and GUM (genito-urinary medicine) services, school nursing, practice nursing, gynaecology and youth services.

Career Paths

As a result of undertaking this course you will have advanced knowledge and skills desirable to fulfill an essential role in contraception / sexual health services. This course equips you to work in any relevant service ; previous students have been employed in a range of settings including midwifery, CASH and GUM (genito-urinary medicine) services, school nursing, practice nursing, gynaecology and youth services.

On completion of this course you may be eligible to undertake further training in advanced practice such as insertion and removal of the intrauterine devices and Implanon device.


This module will enable the health care professional to develop a critical understanding and have an evidence based approach to contraception and sexual health[CASH]. You will be able to explore contemporary issues in CASH and offer professional care and advice to clients to promote safe sexual health through the use of an in depth 'Action Plan'.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

You must be a qualified nurse, midwife or allied health professional with appropriate current professional role in sexual health or a wish to develop in this area of practice.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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