University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Acute and Critical Care

The programme is vocationally-relevant and complements the comprehensive critical care strategy; it is designed to ensure professionals are equipped with the skills of personnel development planning and reflective practice. Students on this programme should be employed within the areas of acute or critical care.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be appropriately registered practitioners for example, registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health Professions Council (HPC) and employed in an acute care area; students must have line management support and a clinical supervisor from their area of practice to supervise and assess clinical competency where required.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical assessment; interventions in acute and critical care; advanced interventions for acute and critical care.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Certificate Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Paisley Campus Paisley PA1 2BE Scotland
Ayr Campus Ayr KA8 0SR Scotland

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