Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Vocational Rehabilitation

Students gain the skills and knowledge needed to support people with illness, injury and disabilities to find, remain in or return to work. Studies are relevant to roles in areas such as occupational health, human resources or disability services. The course design allows students to combine their studies with the demands of a busy career and lifestyle. Students: benefit from the flexibility of distance learning and the diversity of students it connects them with; personalise their learning to focus on elements relevant to their professional interests; are informed on the latest political changes relating to work and welfare reform.

Entry requirements

Degree and relevant work experience with people with disabilities, including human resources, occupational health, rehabilitation and disability services. There may be some flexibility in the entry requirements if applicants have other qualifications. Where English is not the 1st language applicants need an IELTS score of 6.5 or above.

Course modules

All years: health and work; plus optional modules; health ergonomics in the workplace; occupational approaches to health and wellbeing; work-based learning project; personalised learning module; understanding and applying cognitive and perceptual processing.

Assessment methods

Methods include: written assignments; reports; development of practical resources; case studies; personal reflections.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 2,070 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 41 per Credit module (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning

Key information

Post-Experience and Postgraduate Office, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Telephone number: 
0114 225 2373