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

Applicants' entry credits will be assessed prior to commencing the programme. Based on this assessment and choice of modules, the title of the award will be ascertained. Applicants will normally be expected to have 6 months' experience in a relevant clinical area.

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 415 per Credit (EU) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 415 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 415 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 415 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 415 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5500