This BSc (Hons) Professional Practice is a flexible programme designed to enable you to 'top up' a Level 5 qualification to a degree, through a number of different pathways.
What will this course cover?
The programme can be completed as a full-time or part-time course or as one module at a time, allowing you to choose the right mode of study to balance your work and personal commitments.
The course requires you to compete a total of 120 credits at Level 6, typically from four 30 credit modules. You can choose the modules you wish to study from a number of options depending on the pathway you wish to follow. However, the final module must be either the Dissertation module or the Research and Innovation in Practice module.
What are the course entry requirements?
A typical offer will include at least 120 credits at level 5, evidence of clinical experience and candidates will need to be working in a relevant area of health care practice.
In addition to this applicants must be a registered nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC register for consideration.
Students choosing the modular option who intend to complete this degree programme can only use a maximum of 60 credits as Accredited Prior Certificated Learning (APCL). For those students wishing to use credits from other universities, only 60 credits can be used as Accredited Prior Learning (APL). Students will choose from a portfolio of modules or short courses available.
Year 1 Modules
- Select 60 credits from the BSc/BA Optional Module menu. (See programme specification)
- Physical Health Care Skills for Mental Health Practitioners (optional)
- Psychosocial Interventions and Assessment in Mental Health (optional)
How much does it cost
Full Time Home and EU, September 2019: £8,050 per year
Full Time International, September 2019: £11,000 per year
Full Time Home and EU, February 2020: £8,050 per year
Full Time International, February 2020: £11,000 per year
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.
You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks