Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Dimensions in Healthcare (pathways)

The course encourages multi-professional access and increases the flexibility of provision, taking account of students' individual needs in terms of development requirements, career aspirations and employer needs; the course is designed for practitioners working within these clinical areas; students can study modules solely or build a number of modules towards a qualification which enable them to practice and progress more effectively.

Entry requirements

A degree in higher education or equivalent or evidence of appropriate study at level 6 with relevant experience; a portfolio of work.

Course modules

Modules are dependant on pathway. Pathways (not all listed): Adult critical care; burn care; burns and plastic surgery; cancer care; cardiac care; cardiothoracic practice; coronary care; haematology; haematology and cancer care; health policy, management and leadership; infection prevention and control; maxillofacial surgery; neonatal critical care; paediatric cancer care; paediatric intensive care; palliative and end of life care; plastic and maxillofacial surgery; plastic surgery; tissue viability.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used within the modules. These include exams, presentations, essays and clinical competencies, although many pathways do not involve any exams.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 415 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years
PgCert Part-time £ 415 per Credit point (EU fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Westbourne City South Campus Birmingham B15 3TN West Midlands

Key information

Course Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5500