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Enhancing Healthcare Practice (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September, February, June

Overview Updated 17/07/2020

Our BSc (Hons) Enhancing Healthcare Practice Top-Up is a flexible course which has been specifically developed to meet the needs of professionals from across the healthcare sector who wish to enhance their professional practice whilst working towards a recognised degree level qualification.

This award provides access to a variety of modules which address a range of contemporary healthcare agendas that are relevant across the health and social care setting. The programme design affords opportunities to share professional insight and knowledge through inter-disciplinary collaboration to foster personal, professional and service development.

Completion of this award allows students to be considered for advanced academic and professional study; including but not limited to awards such as MSc Advancing Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practice offered at the University of Northampton.

Please note: Full time route is available to international students and part time route is available to UK and EU students.

Course

Highlights

  • Top up your qualification to a complete BSc (Hons).
  • Flexible study options.
  • Inter-professional learning and collaboration.

Additional

Information

Contact

For further information pertaining to this award or its associated modules please contact Brigette Gouda, Programme Leader, by email: Brigette.Gouda@northampton.ac.uk

Course Details

The BSc (Hons) Enhancing Healthcare Practice Top-Up is offered to both local and international students as part of the post-registration healthcare framework within the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Northampton. The award aims to enhance your professional practice and allow qualified staff to top-up their existing qualifications to become graduates within the field of health and social care.

Read more

Contacts

Course Enquiries

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

You will need to meet all of the following entry requirements in order to be eligible to apply for this course:

  • Attainment of 240 credits of which 120 must be at level five (Diploma). Applicants who have not attained 120 level five credits as a result of certificated learning will be credited with 60 credits at level 5, if they have evidence of current or recent contemporary clinical practice. Applicants may also make an additional claim through APEL for up to another additional 60 credits at level 5.
  • Be able to provide evidence of registration with a professional body or of an appropriate professional qualification.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of an IELTS certificate (or equivalent) with a score of at least 6.0 in each area is required.
  • For NUR3015P students must hold a professional registration with the NMC and be registered for a minimum of 3 years at the point of commencing the module.
  • Modules will also be available on a stand-alone basis (excluding the Evidenced based research project) – continuation on the programme will only be permitted if candidates meet the programme entry criteria.
  • A current DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be required to access NUR3015P.

Course Content

  • Contemporary Approaches to Enhancing Practice (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3059
    Core Module N
  • Promoting Health & Wellbeing (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3060
    Core Module N
  • Complexities of Health Across the Lifespan (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3061
    Core Module N
  • Progressing and Influencing Practice (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3062
    Core Module N
  • Principles of Effective Clinical Education (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3063
    Core Module N
  • Leading Clinical Teams (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3067
    Core Module N
  • Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescribing V300* (40 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3015P
    Core Module N
  • Health and Social Research Methods for the Evidence Based Practitioner (20 Credits)
    Module code: NUR3066
    Core Module Y
  • Evidenced Based Research Project (40 Credits)
    Module code: NUR4003
    Core Module Y

*subject to additional entry requirements/PSRB requirements

Facilities &

Special Features

All students will be support throughout their course of study by industry experienced personal academic tutors and have access to a wide variety of student support services available at the University of Northampton.

Fees & Funding

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in academic year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in the future.

Full Time: £9,250

Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module.

Applicants who will be receiving employer/NHS funding to access this course are advised to contact Donna Bray , Senior Lecturer in Nursing, for further fees information.

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in academic year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in the future.

International: £13,750 per 120 credits (The full time route is available to international students)

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Updated 17/07/2020

  • Our BSc (Hons) Enhancing Healthcare Practice Top-Up is a flexible course which has been specifically developed to meet the needs of professionals from across the healthcare sector who wish to enhance their professional practice whilst working towards a recognised degree level qualification.

    This award provides access to a variety of modules which address a range of contemporary healthcare agendas that are relevant across the health and social care setting. The programme design affords opportunities to share professional insight and knowledge through inter-disciplinary collaboration to foster personal, professional and service development.

    Completion of this award allows students to be considered for advanced academic and professional study; including but not limited to awards such as MSc Advancing Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practice offered at the University of Northampton.

    Please note: Full time route is available to international students and part time route is available to UK and EU students.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Top up your qualification to a complete BSc (Hons).
    • Flexible study options.
    • Inter-professional learning and collaboration.
  • The BSc (Hons) Enhancing Healthcare Practice Top-Up is offered to both local and international students as part of the post-registration healthcare framework within the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Northampton. The award aims to enhance your professional practice and allow qualified staff to top-up their existing qualifications to become graduates within the field of health and social care.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Contact

    For further information pertaining to this award or its associated modules please contact Brigette Gouda, Programme Leader, by email: Brigette.Gouda@northampton.ac.uk

  • You will need to meet all of the following entry requirements in order to be eligible to apply for this course:

    • Attainment of 240 credits of which 120 must be at level five (Diploma). Applicants who have not attained 120 level five credits as a result of certificated learning will be credited with 60 credits at level 5, if they have evidence of current or recent contemporary clinical practice. Applicants may also make an additional claim through APEL for up to another additional 60 credits at level 5.
    • Be able to provide evidence of registration with a professional body or of an appropriate professional qualification.
    • Applicants whose first language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of an IELTS certificate (or equivalent) with a score of at least 6.0 in each area is required.
    • For NUR3015P students must hold a professional registration with the NMC and be registered for a minimum of 3 years at the point of commencing the module.
    • Modules will also be available on a stand-alone basis (excluding the Evidenced based research project) – continuation on the programme will only be permitted if candidates meet the programme entry criteria.
    • A current DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be required to access NUR3015P.

     

    Contacts

    Course Enquiries

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Contemporary Approaches to Enhancing Practice (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3059
      Core Module N
    • Promoting Health & Wellbeing (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3060
      Core Module N
    • Complexities of Health Across the Lifespan (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3061
      Core Module N
    • Progressing and Influencing Practice (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3062
      Core Module N
    • Principles of Effective Clinical Education (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3063
      Core Module N
    • Leading Clinical Teams (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3067
      Core Module N
    • Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescribing V300* (40 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3015P
      Core Module N
    • Health and Social Research Methods for the Evidence Based Practitioner (20 Credits)
      Module code: NUR3066
      Core Module Y
    • Evidenced Based Research Project (40 Credits)
      Module code: NUR4003
      Core Module Y

    *subject to additional entry requirements/PSRB requirements

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    All students will be support throughout their course of study by industry experienced personal academic tutors and have access to a wide variety of student support services available at the University of Northampton.

  • 2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in academic year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in the future.

    Full Time: £9,250

    Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module.

    Applicants who will be receiving employer/NHS funding to access this course are advised to contact Donna Bray , Senior Lecturer in Nursing, for further fees information.

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in academic year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in the future.

    International: £13,750 per 120 credits (The full time route is available to international students)

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

Apply Now

Waterside

Our new £330 million campus.

360 Virtual Tour

Virtual tour