Enhanced Professional Practice / GradDip / Diploma (BSc (Hons))

Swansea University

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Enhanced Professional Practice / GradDip / Diploma at Swansea University

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.

Course 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.

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International BSc (Hons) Part-time £1,750 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.

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.

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