University of Derby

Health Studies (Learning Beyond Registration)

This provision is designed to meet your needs and provide opportunities for the further development of your skills and knowledge in health and social care. The modules are flexible and designed to fit around your life and work patterns. You can choose to study online, by distance learning or attend taught classes at Derby or Chesterfield.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be health professionals with a Bachelor's level degree.

Course modules

Students can pick from the following modules: advanced technology; advancing communication skills; advancing practice; assessment of the hand and upper limb; assessment, prevention and management of falls; child and adolescent mental health; child development; clinical considerations in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis; clinical considerations in the prevention and management of falls; clinical decision making; clinical management investigations and referral for the advanced practitioner; clinical supervision; cognitive behavioural advanced practice and professional requirements (adult); cognitive behavioural professional requirements; cognitive behavioural specialist practice (adult); cognitive behavioural specialist practice (child and adolescents); community focused occupational therapy; compassion focused therapy 1; compassion focused therapy 2; current developments in integrative psychotherapeutic theory and practice; curriculum management; developing approaches for people living with dementia; developing reflexivity; developing supervisory practice and theory; DXA reporting for clinicians; echocardiography; engaging with service improvement; epidemiology and statistics; ethics, law and research in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy; evaluating practice outcomes; focused specialist ultrasound practice 1; focused specialist ultrasound practice 2 ; foundations of supervisory practice; fundamentals of cognitive behavioural psychotherapy; general medical ultrasound; gynaecology ultrasound; hand injuries and conditions: mechanisms and interventions; hand therapy in practice; health ergonomics and health information; health leadership, assessment and inequalities; health promotion and behaviour change; health promotion: improving bone health; health protection and intervention strategies; integrative psychotherapeutic theory and practice; introduction to health promotion and health improvement; introduction to masters level study; leadership and management in a commissioning based health care environment; liberating talents; management of change; meeting the needs of learners in the workplace; models in practice in occupational therapy; negotiated module 1; negotiated module 2; negotiated module 3; nutrition in relation to bone health and falls; obstetric ultrasound; occupational science; occupations and communities; organisation wide approaches to quality; palliative care; postgraduate certificate in independent prescribing for nurses; practice teacher; principles of long term condition management; principles of medical ultrasound; principles of service improvement; professional and informed reasoning; professional integrative practice; professional practice 1; professional practice 2; professional practice education; psychological wellbeing; public health, inequality and associated vulnerability; public mental health; radiographic image analysis of the appendicular skeleton; research methodologies - application to advanced practice; research methods; research methods, ethics and law in psychotherapeutic practice; science and instrumentation of bone densitometry; specialist issues and continuing professional development in community specialist practice - district nursing; specialist issues and continuing professional development in specialist community public health nursing (health visiting) (school nurses); strategic and clinical management of long term conditions; supervision ; supervisory practice and evaluation within an organisational context; systemic practice and personal and professional development 1; systemic practice and personal and professional development 2; systemic theory and practice 1; systemic theory and practice 2; systemic theory and practice 3; systemic theory and practice 4; theoretical considerations in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis; therapeutics and prescribing practice; tissue viability - principles and practice; treatment modalities; ultrasound in early pregnancy assessment; vascular ultrasound; vulnerability and mental health; work based learning - negotiated module; work based project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional Qualification Part-time - 2 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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LBR Team
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0800 678 3311