Degree and experience
Students are normally expected to demonstrate:
- successful completion of an appropriate bachelor first degree from a higher educational (HE) institution in the UK, or equivalent award from a European or overseas HE institution AND have evidence of study at level six or above in the last five years
- applicants should be a qualified health professional, be registered with the NMC/HCPC (or other regulatory body)
- be in a role with a significant educational remit or have the opportunity to facilitate the learning of individuals or groups of learners which might include students, staff, patients, carers or members of the public. Normally two years post registration.
- all students are required to undertake a range of teaching and learning activity throughout the course that is in addition to the attendance of the modules. Some of this will be accrued in your current role and within the HEI context. the amount of hours will vary depending on your professional background, however it's anticipated to be a minimum of 90–120 hours.
- recognition of prior learning (RPL) and recognition of prior experiential knowledge (RPEL) is available to all students enrolled on educational programmes within the School of Health Sciences. It is an established process requiring an academic judgment on previous learning and recording of the assessment outcome at an examination board.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum score of 6.5 in all components. Students with lower scores can enter through our extended masters programme.