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)

FHEQ 6 Undergraduate / Honours
Compulsory Modules

None found.

Year 2 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Undergraduate / Honours

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
 

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students may select all 60 optional credits from this list or can choose between 20 and 40 credits from the College’s CPD catalogue.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
SHG30570
SHG30580
SHG30590
SHG30600
SHG30620
SHG30640

DipHE 4 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate / HEDip

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

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
DIPD22XUSHEFM 

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select either one or two modules from the optional modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
SHG2870
SHG2880
SHG2890
SHG2900
SHG2910
SHG2920

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate / HEDip

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

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
DIPD22XUSHEFM 

Choose Maximum Of 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select between 40 and 60 credits from the following modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
SHG2870
SHG2880
SHG2890
SHG2900
SHG2910
SHG2920

Year 3 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate / HEDip

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

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
DIPD22XUSHEFM 

Choose Maximum Of 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select between 40 and 60 credits from the following modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
SHG2870
SHG2880
SHG2890
SHG2900
SHG2910
SHG2920

Year 4 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate / HEDip
Compulsory Modules

None found.

GradDip 2 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Undergraduate / 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
 

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students are required to select from the following list of modules. Students may also select modules from the College's catalogue of continuing professional development modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
SHG30570
SHG30580
SHG30590
SHG30600
SHG30620
SHG30640

Year 2 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Undergraduate / Honours

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
 

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students may select from the following list of optional modules. Alternatively students may select from the College's catalogue of continuing professional development modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
SHG30570
SHG30580
SHG30590
SHG30600
SHG30620
SHG30640

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

To apply please download the  CPD application form

Applications for 2018 are now open and must be received by no later than Friday 21st September 2018. Induction for the first core module ‘Starting Your Professional Development’ will take place 8-12th October 2018 (9.00-17.00). As these will be the only taught content days held at the University, please ensure you are able to attend.

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2018/19 are as follows:

UK/EU International
BSc (Hons) Part-time £2,050 N/A

Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

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.