University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Enhanced Clinical Practice

Entry requirements

2.2 or above or equivalent, in a relevant health related subject from an approved institution of higher education; have a current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body, such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Health Professions Council, General Pharmaceutical Council; significant post-registration clinical experience in clinical practice; be currently working a minimum of 18 1/2 hours a week, in a healthcare environment where there is opportunity for clinical exposure and a wide range of clinical consultations to enable the meeting and achievement of the course learning outcomes supported by an employer statement; have an identified Practice Supporter, with suitable experience and skills, who supports and guide the student; be able to satisfy the course leader that students are competent to pursue the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Deconstructing the consultation; advanced patient assessment and diagnostic skills.

Assessment methods

Summative assessment utilises a variety of methods including objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) and written papers (case study, essay, reflective video analysis).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400