***** Please note that this course is NOT open to applications for 2017-18. Any enquiries please contact FEHWHealthCPD@wlv.ac.uk *****
The aim of this course is to enable you to build on your previous diploma level studies in nursing to gain a degree in nursing studies. With both your current and future career development aims in mind, the course will provide you with the opportunity to explore contemporary issues in healthcare through detailed critical analysis and evaluation of the evidence base for effective nursing and healthcare practice. You will be able to take either a specialist or a more general route through the course to meet your own learning needs and career aspirations. Through critical reflection on your own nursing practice you will examine ways in which you can improve practice for those who use healthcare services by increasing your own effectiveness and the effectiveness of those within your sphere of influence. The course provides you with the option to undertake work-based learning and there is flexibility of module choice so you can match your learning needs with your learning experience. Practice improvement is a strong theme throughout the course – your studies will focus on developing the skills you will need to ensure that service users and their carers get the best service and consequently the best health outcomes and health gains.
If you are currently practicing in one of the areas below your selection of modules will focus on providing holistic care within the specialist setting. Completion of the appropriate modules will lead to a BSc (non Hons) with a named specialist route (see below).
Studying the specialist modules will focus on enabling you to apply specialist knowledge to your practice and develop critical thinking skills related to your role within the multi-professional team.
If you are not currently practicing in one of the specialist areas above or prefer to choose a general route additional modules are available for you to select.
Within the course there is a degree of flexibility enabling you to tailor your study to meet your own specific career needs. You will be provided with a selection of modules that contribute to a coherent and manageable programme of study whilst you are continuing in your professional role.
You should study this course with us as it is a route to gaining a deeper insight into your area of healthcare practice whilst also gaining a degree qualification.
Studying the course will also provide you with flexibility as your specialist healthcare modules can be work-based – ensuring your study is clinically focused and your time is spent mainly in the work place.
Studying the course will also provide you with flexibility as the focus of your modules will be on learning in the work-place – ensuring your study is clinically focused and maximum time is spent in the work place.
Available as a Top-up Degree, this course is designed to meet your career development needs as a registered nurse working with patents/clients in all areas of practice.
The impact of recent change and modernisation on the health services has inevitably affected the management of care. Many healthcare professionals will need to be able to work across care settings and manage large patient groups with co-morbidities. This is reflected in the flexibility of the award.
As the nursing profession becomes all-graduate, studying this award ensures you will have a similar qualification to newly registered nurses and will enable you to guide and support the students undertaking the degree course from 2011.
This programme covers a variety of skills important for the development of a qualified nurse in a way which brings together theory and practice. Graduate nurses will reflect a knowledgeable and enterprising approach to healthcare and adopt a critical, analytical and imaginative approach to nursing practice.
2015/6 fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact 01902 323135 for further information.
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in . If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact 01902 323135
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.