BSc/GradDip Enhanced Professional Practice

Course Overview

The BSc (Hons) Enhanced Professional Practice is an academic award developed to enable health and social care professionals undertaking work-based learning and practice development to gain academic credit for their learning.

Key Features

  • The degree will be delivered using work-based learning, which enables a flexible approach to study.
  • Students will, in conjunction with a practice facilitator, develop learning contracts which will be aimed at meeting the learning requirements for the module and practice development needs in their practice areas.

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

BSc 2 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 6)

Year 2 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

DipHE 4 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 5)

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students must choose between 40 and 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Year 3 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students must choose between 40 and 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Year 4 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip
Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
SHG286Semester 1 and 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)40Personal Practice Development Portfolio

GradDip 2 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students must choose between 40 and 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
SHG3056Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Starting Your Professional Development
Optional Modules

Year 2 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
SHG3061Semester 1 and 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)40Personal Practice Development Portfolio
Optional Modules

Description

The BSc (Hons) Enhanced Professional Practice is an academic award developed to enable health and social care professionals undertaking work-based learning and practice development to gain academic credit for their learning. This is a flexible work-based modular programme which comprises level 3 studies.

The degree will be delivered using work-based learning with the opportunity of attending taught modules of up to 40 credits if the student chooses. The first (core) module ‘Starting your Professional Development’ will comprise 4 taught days in the College. Subsequent modules will either be existing taught level 3 modules from the undergraduate module catalogue or work-based modules.

For the work-based modules students will, in conjunction with a practice facilitator and the programme manager/tutor, develop learning contracts which will be aimed at meeting the learning requirements for the module and practice development needs in their practice areas.

To be awarded the BSc (Hons) Enhanced Professional Practice, the student must achieve 120 credit points at level 3 which must include the two core modules.

Entry Requirements

Students must have an appropriate professional registration and be employed in the health and social care sector. Students must possess 120 level 5 credits.

How To Apply

You can find out more about how to apply by clicking here or contacting admissions-enquiries@swansea.ac.uk.

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International
BSc (Hons) Part-time £1,750 N/A

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3% for International students and at the capped fee rate as set by the UK Government for UK/EU students.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Additional Costs

The tuition fees do not cover the costs of purchasing books or stationery, printing, thesis binding or photocopying costs.

There are no mandatory additional costs specified for this course.