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Health Care Practice (Top up)
Health Care Practice (Top up)

Health Care Practice (Top up)

  • ID:LC440135
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Part-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,350.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,350.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • This course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree or Higher Education qualification wishing to top up to the full BA/BSc degree.

English Requirements

    One of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element 
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK  
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A 
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

This flexible, part-time course is a top-up degree for Healthcare workers, with an emphasis on improving service through evidence-based practice. It allows you to take a critical view of your own practice and its environment, and covers a range of theories and concepts underpinning professional healthcare. You an choose from a range of units according to your own professional and academic needs.

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Course units you can study include:

  • Innovation and Improvement in Practice Project
  • History Taking and Assessment Skills
  • A Person-Centred Approach to the Care of People with Dementia
  • Adopting Evidence Based Practice
  • Caring for the Person with Coronary Heart Disease
  • Caring for a Person with Respiratory Illness
  • Contemporary Intensive Care Practice
  • Context of Professional Practice
  • Developing Effective Leadership Skills
  • Developing End of Life Care Practice
  • Emergency Trauma Care
  • Enhanced Intensive Care Practice
  • Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions
  • Fundamentals of End of Life Care
  • Gastrointestinal Nursing Care
  • High Dependency Care of the Child 
  • Intensive and High Dependency Care of the New-born
  • Mentorship and Supervision for Professional Practice (accredited)
  • Nurse and Midwife Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Care Skills for Mental Health Practitioners
  • Promoting Quality Healthcare
  • Recognition and Management of the Acutely ill patient
  • Return to Practice (Nursing)
  • Return to Practice (Midwifery)
  • Special Care of the New-born
  • Stroke Care
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Pre Courses

Foundation Year

  • A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you an alternative entry route to an Undergraduate course.
  • Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This course will equip you with academic and practical skills which will enable you to compete in the job market and will enhance your opportunities.

Further study:

The completion of an honours degree course will enable you to access post graduate courses offered throughout the University. Master’s degrees in related fields include:

  • MSc Advancing Healthcare Practice
  • MSc Public Health

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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