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Health

  • This course is available in Clearing

    Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons)

    Gain in-depth knowledge on how the human body works in health and disease, and how to diagnose and treat diseases in our state of the art laboratories

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 5 Years
  • This course is available in Clearing

    Nutrition BSc (Hons)

    Apply the science of food to promote good health and understand the social influences that affect diets and nutrition

    Full-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years
  • Youth Work and Community Development MA

    You will work in some brilliant communities and improve the lives of young people, whilst gaining a professional youth and community work qualification and enhancing your employment prospects.

    Full-time, Part-time
    18 Months, 3 Years

From studying the science of the human body, to improving the health and wellbeing of society, our courses will equip you with the professional skills you need to help patients live well.

Undergraduate Courses (26)

This course is available in Clearing

Adult Nursing | BSc (Hons)

Immerse yourself in a physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging course that will prepare you for a rewarding career.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Biomedical Sciences | BSc (Hons)

Gain an understanding of the subject at a molecular and cellular level and study disease pathology, microbiology and clinical biochemistry. You will acquire an in-depth appreciation of the workings of the human body and learn about the rapid technological advances being made in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Royal Society of Biology Accreditation
Our range of BSc Biomedical Science courses are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB), so you can be sure you'll graduate with the expert capabilities demanded by employers in biological sciences. When you graduate you'll also receive one year's free RSB membership, offering valuable networking opportunities as you enter the world of work.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Biomedical Sciences (Human Biology) | BSc (Hons)

By exploring the human body and how it functions in health and disease from a molecular and cellular level, you will understand the biology of human beings and their relationship with their environment. You will investigate human physiology, relating structure to function, and explore the functional integrity of the human organism. You will also be introduced to the principle of homeostasis in physiological control in healthy humans.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Biomedical Sciences (Microbiology/Molecular Biology) | BSc (Hons)

You will study the various types of pathogen that cause infectious disease, how to diagnose them and the microbial strategies used in infection. You will also look at the global burden of infectious disease and the various worldwide initiatives underway to try and control the problem. You will be able to discuss the central role of the genetic material in living systems, describe the Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance mechanisms and outline the distribution of genes in human populations.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Biomedical Sciences (Physiology/Pharmacology) | BSc (Hons)

Focus on how the human body functions in health, how different drugs are used for the treatment of diseases and what effect they have on the body. You will understand how knowledge of pharmacological principles can inform the development of drug products that are of potential benefit in treating disease. You will also develop a comprehensive knowledge of the ways in which disturbances to homeostasis can relate to illness.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Childhood Development and Playwork | BA (Hons)

Examine the sociology and psychology of children and childhood, focusing on the importance of play in the development of children. You will be supported to develop your own career-focused learning pathway, involving working with children by exploring the fields of playwork practice, policy development, environmental design and organisational leadership and management. You will be able to apply your learning by taking part in a wide variety of supervised learning placements in the UK and abroad.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Counselling Children and Young People using Creative Arts | Advanced Diploma

Learn how to use play and a range of creative arts to effectively counsel children and young people children and young people (CYP) between the ages of four and 18.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Dietetics | BSc (Hons)

Dietitians strive to provide the best possible nutritional care for clients with acute and chronic health conditions. Learn to interpret and communicate the science of nutrition and how to use dietary manipulation and food to treat disease and optimise health. You will gain practical experience in our state-of-theart health science, clinical skills and catering laboratories. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a dietitian with the Health & Care Professions Council.

Funding
From 1 August 2017 there will be a new funding system for new students on nursing, midwifery and AHP pre-registration courses in England, with the system moving from NHS grants to student loans. Download the University Funding PDF below for more information.
University Funding PDF
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Environmental Health | BSc (Hons)

With a responsibility for protecting public health and upholding the maintenance of healthy environments, environmental health practitioners play an important role in society. On this course, which is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, you will examine complex environmental health problems and learn how to formulate effective solutions. These solutions could involve enforcement, education or the issuing of advice while working in partnership with other agencies. You will be taught by environmental health practitioners experienced in key areas such as food safety and health and safety.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Health and Community Care | BSc (Hons)

If you currently work or volunteer in health and social care and want to enhance your practice and career prospects, this is your opportunity to extend your knowledge of the sector and refine your practical skills. You will explore the context of your practice against a backdrop of changing local, national and political drivers. You will be encouraged to analyse your decision making and to reflect on your current practice, helping you to generate new ideas for use in your current role and for the benefit of patients and service users.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Integrated Masters in Biomedical Sciences | MBioms

Gain a thorough understanding of the human body at the molecular and cellular level, and study disease pathology, pathophysiology, microbiology and clinical biochemistry. You will undertake two research projects, working with tutors from our biomedical science research centre. Through hands-on work you will undertake in our laboratories, you will gain an understanding of how the human body works and learn how to use the very latest technology to diagnose and treat diseases. In your final year, you could choose to focus your studies in a specialist area before embarking upon an extensive research project aligned with your specialism and your course team's expertise.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Maternity Support Workers | Certificate

If you already work in maternity care, or are about to start work in this profession, our course will help develop your skills in contributing to the health and wellbeing of mothers and their babies. Your will increase your knowledge of maternity care and hone the practical skills you will need in the workplace.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Mental Health Nursing | BSc (Hons)

Qualify as a registered mental health nurse and develop the expertise to be able to support people with mental illnesses in their homes and specialist health services. Half of your time will be spent at the University honing your specialist knowledge, with the remainder on placements practising your skills in a supported healthcare environment. To assist your professional development, you will learn how to aid the recovery of people with mental health problems while working alongside those in related health and social care professions, including adult nurses, social workers and dietitians.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Mental Health Studies | Certificate

Our course is ideal if you are working as a mental health support worker, or are in a related role, and you would like to develop and enhance your knowledge and skills in the field. By successfully completing our course, you will be able to offer a high quality service to the service-users/ patients and carers you work with.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Nutrition | BSc (Hons)

Nutrition plays a key part in the promotion of good health and the primary prevention of diet-related illness in communities and populations. You will learn how to become a critically reflective practitioner throughout this science-based course, and gain practical experience in our state-of-the-art health science and catering laboratories. You will undertake two work-based placements where you will be able to apply your expertise and refine your practical skills, and you will have the option of undertaking a sandwich placement in year three.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Nutritional Health | Certificate

If you are working as a support worker or assistant practitioner, our course will develop your knowledge of dietetics, nutrition, public health and social care.

Throughout your learning we will involve your current responsibilities and the issues faced on a day-to-day basis. Our course strengthens your interpersonal skills which are required for effective communication with a variety of diverse individuals and groups.

By learning the basic science of nutrition, you will understand how to influence and empower individuals to make informed food choices and life-style changes.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Nutritional Health | CertHE

Our course will develop your knowledge of nutrition, public health and social care. It provides an opportunity to enhance your personal and professional development in relation to your role and work. You will explore how nutritional interventions can enhance clinical outcomes so you can continue to effectively contribute to the health of society.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physiotherapy | BSc (Hons)

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which involves working with people to promote their own health and wellbeing. You will learn to use physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore physical function. During your studies on campus and work placements, you will develop collaborative working skills, putting them into practice working with patients, their carers and other health professionals. Your course will encourage reflective practice to aid your professional development.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Primary Care & Community Support Workers | Certificate

If you want to enhance your job skills while still working as a Primary Care and Community Support Worker, our part-time course will help you develop in your role and further contribute to the health and wellbeing of your clients. Your study will include developing caring and supportive attitudes to use when working with the public, the concepts and value of lifelong learning to improve the quality of service, and understanding why, when and how to use skills specific to a field of community practice.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Safety, Health & Environmental Management | BSc (Hons)

This course, accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), will equip you with the expertise and confidence to manage an organisation's health and safety activities. Suitable for current or aspiring health and safety professionals, you will be taught by leading industry experts. You will expand your knowledge of safety, health and environmental management and control in an area you currently have responsibility for, or in an area that will suit your career ambitions. With our approach to teaching, you will learn and develop innovative methods for dealing with legislative challenges when managing health and safety issues.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Social Care, Justice and Recovery | BSc (Hons)

Created in consultation with housing, mental health, addiction and other welfare agencies, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to help and safeguard vulnerable people, families and communities.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Speech & Language Therapy | BSc (Hons)

Speech and language therapists (SLT) are privileged to work with people throughout their entire lifespan - from neonatal to end-of-life care. This course will enable you to qualify as an SLT in three years. As an SLT, you will provide assessments and interventions for communication impairments and difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing. You will study a variety of subjects such as psychology, linguistics and speech pathology, and attend guest lectures from specialist clinicians and medics, which will help expand your professional networks and ensure your learning is current.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Sports and Exercise Therapy | BSc (Hons)

Gain the clinical knowledge and professional skills you will need to assess, treat and manage sports injuries. You will study a variety of sports science and therapeutic modules on this demanding and extremely rewarding course. In your first year, you will be able to register as a student member of The Society of Sports Therapists. Through supervised placements, you will build up the working hours required to register as a qualified sports therapist upon graduation.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Support Work | CertHE

Support workers play a crucial part in today's society. There's growing demand to work with a diverse range of clients, provide an increasing range of care, and positively contribute to the public's health and wellbeing. It's therefore important that you're equipped with the knowledge and experience to do just that.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Support Work | Certificate

Support workers play a crucial part in today's society. There's growing demand to work with a diverse range of clients, provide an increasing range of care, and positively contribute to the public's health and wellbeing. It's therefore important that you're equipped with the knowledge and experience to do just that.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Therapeutic Counselling (Top Up) | BSc (Hons)

If you are a counsellor looking to top-up your qualification to an honours degree, this course will enrich your professional development and practice and offers a route to studying counselling at masters level. You will explore the philosophies, values and cultural assumptions underpinning key counselling perspectives. You will work in groups to review your counselling experiences and you will share ideas and thoughts on different approaches in order to improve your practice.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Postgraduate Courses (38)

Acoustics (Top Up) | MSc

Enhance your understanding of acoustics and the way noise can be controlled in the workplace, in buildings and in the wider environment. We offer the highly-regarded Institute of Acoustics (IoA) Diploma plus the opportunity on successful completion to progress to a masters award by studying a further two research modules. Taught through lectures, laboratory classes and via our Virtual Learning Environment, emphasis will be given to studying the theory of acoustics and how this knowledge can be applied to develop practical noise-problem solutions.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Acoustics and Noise Control | Institute of Acoustics (IoA) Diploma

Awarded by the Institute of Acoustics, our course aims to equip you with a thorough understanding of the nature of noise and the ways in which it can be controlled in the environment, the workplace and in buildings. Extending over 12 months, our course is taught through lectures, laboratory classes and via our web-based Virtual Learning Environment. There is an emphasis on relating the theory of acoustics to the solution of practical noise problems.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Advanced Clinical Practice | MSc

Develop your advanced health assessment and professional skills in order for you to work as an autonomous practitioner, providing expert clinical knowledge, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies in a variety of clinical settings.

Your learning will be client-centred and clinically focused, helping you develop the skills essential for the job of an advanced practitioner working in a primary or secondary care setting, or for any organisation where advanced diagnostic skills are required.

If you study for the postgraduate diploma, you will be required to undertake the listed core modules in order to prepare you for an advanced practitioner role. On successful completion of the postgraduate diploma, you may want to progress on to the masters, where you will be expected to complete an extended study module lasting an additional year. You will explore a topic applicable to your area of practice, refining your expertise and underlining your leadership potential to employers.


Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Advanced Clinical Practice | PG Dip

Our course aims to equip health practitioners with the knowledge required to lead and develop practice, diagnostics, therapeutics, decision-making and clinical management. Your learning will be client-centred and clinically focused, helping you to develop the skills essential for the job of an advanced practitioner working in a primary or secondary care setting, or any other organisation where advanced diagnostic skills are required.

Our Postgraduate Diploma will equip you with the appropriate knowledge and skills to function as an advanced practitioner. You would normally be required to undertake the core modules listed below in order to achieve this. You may choose to continue your studies and gain an MSc by completing an additional 40 credit Research in Practice module.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
18 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Advanced Clinical Practice | MSc

Develop your advanced health assessment and professional skills in order for you to work as an autonomous practitioner, providing expert clinical knowledge, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies in a variety of clinical settings.

Your learning will be client-centred and clinically focused, helping you develop the skills essential for the job of an advanced practitioner working in a primary or secondary care setting, or for any organisation where advanced diagnostic skills are required.

If you study for the postgraduate diploma, you will be required to undertake the core modules listed on the left in order to prepare you for an advanced practitioner role. On successful completion of the postgraduate diploma, you may want to progress on to the masters, where you will be expected to complete an extended study module lasting an additional year. You will explore a topic applicable to your area of practice, refining your expertise and underlining your leadership potential to employers.


Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Advanced Practice | MSc

Our course aims to equip health practitioners with the knowledge required to lead and develop practice, diagnostics, therapeutics, decision-making and clinical management. Your learning will be client-centred and clinically focused, helping you develop the skills essential for the job of an advanced practitioner working in a primary or secondary care setting, or any other organisation where advanced diagnostic skills are required.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Advanced Social Work Practice | PG Cert

Establish a strong foundation to your social care career by learning the essential practices and policies that will support your assessed first year as a social worker. You'll bring examples from your job to your learning, providing you with a deeper understanding of the situations and challenges you are encountering by fostering a more critical way of thinking about your own practice and development.

Learn from an experienced teaching team who are qualified in areas across the health and social care professions, including social work and adult and mental health nursing. We also invite senior specialist practitioners from local authorities to deliver lectures that provide the latest knowledge and practical insights from their field.

This highly flexible course provides the first part of what can become your own tailored and rewarding career progression route. You'll be able to keep returning to learning as you feel ready, and undertake further study with our Postgraduate Diploma and MA in Advanced Social Work Practice.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Advanced Social Work Practice | PG Dip

Forge your own social care career by choosing from a wide variety of topics that can take your role in the direction you want. Hone your expertise and discover the subjects aligned to your interests and future responsibilities, such as leadership and management or working with substance abuse.

You'll become more informed about these areas, and you will gain the confidence and knowledge to take on advanced social care practices. This will prepare you for promotion to managerial or specialist roles supporting and safeguarding adults, young people and children.

Learn from an experienced teaching team who are qualified in areas across the health and social care professions, including social work and adult and mental health nursing. We also invite senior specialist practitioners from local authorities to deliver lectures that provide the latest knowledge and real-world insights from their field.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Applied Biomedical Sciences Research | MSc

Broaden your understanding of research methods and their applications within biomedical sciences. You will develop your expertise in a specific subject area of biomedical sciences by undertaking an in-depth research project working alongside researchers from our Centre for Biomedical Science Research.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Community and Youth Studies | MA

Youth and community work is an area that is both challenging and in a state of flux thanks to a range of complex factors, including government policy, shifting ideologies and cultural or familial issues.
Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
24 Weeks,
10 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing | MSc

You will develop a co-ordinated and holistic approach to your practice as a district nurse, helping you to meet the healthcare needs of the wider community and maximise life chances. As a specialist practitioner, you will have the confidence to make high-level clinical decisions in the provision and management of quality care.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing | PG Dip

Our course will meet your needs as a specialist practitioner, preparing you to use your discretion and judgement to make high-level clinical decisions in the management and provision of quality care. You will develop a co-ordinated and holistic approach to meet the healthcare needs of the wider community, meaning you can help improve and maximise their life chances.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
52 Weeks,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Dietetics | PG Dip

Dietitians can make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. We will provide you with the knowledge and professional skills required to become a qualified dietitian.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Eating Disorders | PG Cert

If you are already a practitioner working in a health or mental health role, this course will deepen your knowledge of supporting people with complex mental health issues that involve eating disorders. You will explore contemporary nutritional, physiological and psychological perspectives and you will learn cognitive behavioural approaches to therapeutic treatment in this area.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Environmental Health | MSc

Acquire the knowledge and skills needed for a career as an environmental health practitioner by analysing the five main intervention areas: housing, food safety, occupational health and safety, environmental protection and public health. You will develop your understanding of environmental stress factors and their effect on human health and safety, together with the legal and technical frameworks for controlling these risks.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Health and Community Care | MSc

Equip yourself with the expertise to contribute more effectively to practice developments. You will increase your knowledge of health and community care practice, gain finely tuned time management and prioritisation skills, and develop your understanding of the complex issues at the forefront of your own specialist area.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Health and Safety | MSc

Effective health and safety practices are integral to the success of any organisation. Whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved in establishing and maintaining a safe working environment. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the company as a whole.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
21 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Health and Safety | PG Dip

Health and safety is an integral and important part of any organisation - whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved with ensuring a safe working environment for everyone. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the whole company.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
9 Months,
15 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Mental Health Practice | PG Cert

Working in mental health can be demanding but rewarding. Gain the skills to become an approved mental health professional (AMHP) who practises safely and effectively.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
6 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Microbiology and Biotechnology | MSc

Investigate the effects of pathogens on the body, the intricacies of the human immune system and the impact of infections. You will explore current topics in medical microbiology and biotechnology, studying specific global health issues and the involvement of biotechnology in medicine, and you will collaborate with experts in our new Centre for Biomedical Science Research.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Nutrition | MSc

Deepen your expertise in dietetics and nutrition on this flexible course. You will be able to choose from an array of modules and shape your learning to your professional interests and aspirations. By tailoring your studies, you will be able to develop a specialism to really enhance your career prospects.

You will focus on developing real-life practical skills, including techniques for embedding guidelines, protocols and behaviour change, interpersonal communication methods, how to deliver seminar presentations and how to pitch for funding from a health commissioner. Depending on your studies, you will learn in our Clinical Skills Suite, interpersonal suites, professional kitchens or physiology labs.

You will have the opportunity to reflect on your day-to-day role and consider your fellow students' alternative approaches to the evidence-based practice you deliver. This will enable you to critique and improve your effectiveness and fully immerse yourself in the latest nutritional knowledge. Some of the modules can be studied online and others studied on campus, allowing you to fit your course around your career.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Nutrition in Practice | MSc

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
15 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) | MSc

Gain the skills to become a professional occupational therapist, able to deliver and evaluate occupational therapy in a range of settings.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) | MSc

With accreditation from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health & Care Professions Council, your course will provide you with the necessary expertise and skills to become a qualified physiotherapist.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Play Therapy | PG Dip

Modern family life has been transformed by high divorce rates, the decline of the extended family, easy access to alcohol and drugs and other social and cultural factors adversely impacting on many of today's young people. By developing your 'play therapy toolkit' competencies to an advanced level using mediums such as storytelling, music, dance and drama, you will be able to work with children who have serious social, emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Practice Based Play Therapy | MA

As a certified play therapist, you will be aware of the importance of self-expression and creative mediums in therapy. Whether you are aiming for a promotion within your current field or want to explore a particular play therapy topic, this MA will enhance your existing skills through research, allowing you to further improve the lives of vulnerable children.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Public Health - Health Promotion | MSc

Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Full-time Distance Learning,
Part-time
Duration:
30 Months,
12 Months,
-

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Public Health - Health Promotion | PG Cert

Our course develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time Short,
Full-time Short Distance,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
15 Weeks,
-

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Public Health - Health Promotion | PG Dip

Our course develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Full-time Distance Learning,
Part-time
Duration:
24 Months,
12 Months,
-

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Social Work | MA

Train to be a qualified social worker and gain a thorough grasp of the knowledge, skills and values that sit at the core of this rewarding career. Recognising the powerful links between personal and political issues, the course will assert the need to challenge inequality and safeguard vulnerable people.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting | PG Dip

Our course provides you with the opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
52 Weeks,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting | MSc

This is your opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse. You will explore the theories linked to health behaviours and public health promotion, and you will be able to assess the health needs of individuals, families and the wider community to promote good health and prevent illness. As a health visitor, you will have a crucial role to play in ensuring young people have the best start in life and you will help to implement and drive forward public health initiatives.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Nursing | MSc

Unlock the skills needed to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - School Nursing | PG Dip

Our course provides the opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies. You will gain a specialism in school nursing, developing the skills to deliver high quality and innovative health care to children, young people and families to help improve their life chances. There will be the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviours and promotion in the public health arena, together with how to effectively meet the wellbeing needs of individuals, groups and wider communities. By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice, you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services in the current climate especially in relation to professional school nursing.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
52 Weeks,
24 Months

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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - School Nursing | MSc

Train to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register with a specialism in school nursing. The course will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

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Therapeutic Play Skills | PG Cert

As a qualified play therapist, you will help children come to terms with traumatic events in their lives through the use of play, giving the child the freedom and opportunity to express themselves by recreating their own world during their time with you.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

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Toxicological Sciences | MSc

Develop advanced laboratory research skills to progress your career in the field of toxicology. You will work with experts from our new Centre for Biomedical Science Research to enhance your understanding of the interaction of toxins with molecular, cellular and organ targets and also the role of the immune system in responses to toxins.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

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Youth Work and Community Development | MA

This course will help you become a professionally qualified youth and community worker, increasing your employment potential for diverse roles across the public and voluntary sectors. It is professionally validated by the National Youth Agency (NYA).
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
18 Months,
3 Years

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