University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Critical Care (Pre-Hospital Special Incident Management)

This course is taught in 6 days over a 6-week period; this module is intended to give students a clear understanding of the concepts and theories surrounding the issues of access and equality in health care; the teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of the student's; the aim of this module is to provide the student with a theoretical framework for the acquisition of a range of clinical skills relevant to the primary emergency clinical setting; these skills support the student in the safe identification and management of a range of clinical conditions where specific interventions are required in order to maximise the clinical outcome; the skills are supported by the relevant theoretical concepts and knowledge.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need at least a lower 2:2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; if your 1st language is not English, you are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British Council International Testing System) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT); PTE 62; if you are in any doubt about the suitability of your qualifications and experiences, please contact the course co-ordinator or our postgraduate admissions team.

Assessment methods

A 1,500-2,000 word assignment, a 1 hour examination and a 20 minute presentation are required to gain 20 CATS points from the module; the assignments give evidence of more in-depth study, review of the literature and/or critical application of the knowledge and skills gained in the taught part of the module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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