This programme explores 2 areas relevant to current paediatric studies. It will consider the psychological, physical and social development of the child and also, complex cases in paediatrics. The programme seeks to develop practice and practitioners able to provide enhanced clinical care and child-centred practice. University based elements encompass principles that the student may apply to their personal engagement with paediatrics
The programme is therefore, designed to give professionals the opportunity to explore and evaluate the evidence base for their practice thus, enabling them to develop more effective and innovative approaches to practice within their area of interest.
Topics covered include:-
The programme is interdisciplinary and students work together exploring the contribution each discipline makes to patient care. Through this approach students will develop a better understanding of other disciplines and develop approaches to working together to provide a child-centred service.
The programme forms part of our Post Graduate Framework for Health Professions which offers a wide range of accredited short courses and modules focused around patient centred care and evidence based practice.
Full time Students complete the programme in 5 months.
Part time students may take one to three years - undertaking modules at a pace to suit their busy lives.
Students are required to complete two core modules:-
The modules are studied through a variety of activities including keynote lectures, Seminar, tutorials, practical sessions, workshops, web-based learning. Self direction is encouraged from the beginning and develops throughout the modules.
The modules use:-
Full-time mode: 5 months (Sept - Jan or Feb - June)
Participants wishing to study full-time begin studying in September or February (as offered). International students are advised to attend the Preparation of Higher Education programme offered by the University. The full-time participant will complete the 2 modules
Part-time mode: One to Three Years
Participants wishing to study part-time may begin studying in either September or February. The modules are distinct entities in themselves and student will register for each module individually. Both modules must be completed within three Calendar years.
It is possible to move from full-time to part-time study to accommodate any external factors such as financial constraints or domestic commitments. Many of our students make use of this flexibility and this may impact on the overall duration of their study period.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
Students will all have:-
We anticipate that the programme and modules offered may be of interest to a range of health disciplines including Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Nurses. In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate matriculation to UK Higher Education postgraduate programmes.
Students who apply to enter stages of the programme may be admitted through normal Accreditation of Experiential Learning (AEL) or Accreditation of Certificated Learning (ACL) processes, or through an approved articulation agreement. Therefore such applicants must be able to demonstrate and evidence that they have the required learning outcomes as listed in the modules for which they are seeking exemption
No work experience is required.
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