Are you an allied health professional wanting to improve your skills? Have you recently re-entered the field and want to ensure your knowledge is up to date? Then take our PgC degree for a programme that's relevant to the changing and dynamic health economy. We offer a flexible approach to learning that allows you to increase your base skillset at a pace that suits you. Get on the right path to enhancing your career by offering an improved level of service.
You will need to complete an induction prior to starting your first module. We have a comprehensive online induction package to welcome you to both the university and your programme of study; alternatively, classroom-based induction days take place at our Lancaster and Carlisle campuses and are usually scheduled for the first week of each semester.
This 60 credit award will prepare students for a successful future of health care provision. You will be required to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing the first module of your course (distance learning students excepted). If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years, the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.
Other admission details
Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis. Potential students will be offered advice by an academic tutor on the suitability of the award and their module choices, this will be dependent on factors such as currency of prior learning, and their personal and professional development needs. Students should be able to show the potential benefits of studying for the award and a commitment to attempting the assessment items.
Students must be health or social care graduates; admissions criteria are outlines in the University Admissions Policy. Normally applicants will be required to hold an honours degree classification second-class honours, lower division or above in a related subject. For applicants who do not meet this requirement, non-standard entry criteria will apply. In such cases, applicants will be interviewed using a proforma. It is expected that such candidates will have evidence of successful study at level 6 (or equivalent) within the preceding 5 years. See course description for further admission details.
Recipient: University of Cumbria
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