There are a number of modules that are NMC recordable/approved. These modules are:
Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
Midwifery Sign-off Mentor Preparation
Return to Community and Nursing Practice
Return to Midwifery Practice
About the course
Professional Practice is aimed at health care professionals who work in any care or support setting and who wish to develop and enhance their professional roles. There are opportunities to study a defined pathway route or to develop a pathway of study which suits the individual practitioner. Pathways include:
- long-term conditions
- end-of-life care
- mental health and pyschosocial
- sexual and reproductive health
- professional practice.
The course offers a highly flexible way of fulfilling professional development needs. Each student will agree a Personal Development Plan (PDP) at the beginning of the course. Modules taken may follow one of the above pathways or be chosen from a selection of optional modules available.
The entry requirements listed here are for students starting their course in 2014. Entry requirements for students thinking about starting a course in 2013 can be found in the online prospectus. Individual offers may vary
For non-native speakers of English:
IELTS 6.0 in writing, 6.0 overall.
Evidence of recent successful academic study.
In addition to the pathway and optional modules students undertake a research module and complete the dissertation. Modules can be taken from any pathway to ensure that students complete 120 credits for the BSc(Hons) award.
Diploma in Professional Practice
Students who do not have level 2 credits will be able to undertake a number of taught modules at level 2. Work-based learning and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) are other options available. All students will be registered for the award of BSc (Hons) Professional Practice. Exit with a Diploma (120 level 2 credits) will be possible.
The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2013-14. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and may be subject to small increases, in line with inflation.
The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.
What's included in the fee?
When costs such as health or criminal record checks, field trips or use of specialist materials are incurred as a mandatory requirement of the course they are included in your tuition fee.
You may incur additional costs depending on the optional modules or activities you choose. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. Before you apply please check with the school that provides your course using the contact details on the left of this page for advice about what is included and what optional costs you could face so you can budget accordingly.
Our website www.brighton.ac.uk/money provides advice about funding and scholarships as well as further information about fees and advice on international and island fee paying status.
BSc(Hons) Professional Practice
Please contact us directly for exact tuition fees for this course.
Our Falmer campus is located on the edge of the South Downs National Park on the outskirts of Brighton. Approximately 7,000 students are based here.
Living in Brighton
Brighton’s rich mix of historic architecture, lively arts scene, varied shopping and cosmopolitan community make it a vibrant, enjoyable place to live. It is no wonder that many Brighton graduates choose to stay here.
Alongside the traditional seaside attractions, Brighton is famed for its exciting social scene with a wide choice of pubs, clubs and restaurants.
The highlight of the city’s cultural year is the Brighton Festival. The event is held each May and is England’s biggest arts festival, which showcases arts and performance from around the world. Brighton is also home to the UK’s oldest working cinema, the Duke of York’s, which shows alternative and mainstream films. The city is also well known for its exciting music scene and hosts The Great Escape music festival.
Whether you take your sport seriously or just want to keep fit, Brighton offers all kinds of sports opportunities and facilities, on and off campus. You can also make the most of the location, and play volleyball, basketball and windsurfing down by the beach. The seafront is also the finishing point for the famous London – Brighton bicycle ride and the quirky veteran car run.