Perioperative Practice - Top Up (BSc (Hons))

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 4740 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 4740 per total

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About Perioperative Practice - Top Up at University of Derby Online Learning

This course can help you to develop the skills and expertise needed to transform your practice as a health care professional working in a perioperative setting.

Operating departments require transferable skills sets, as the need to work across other areas such as emergency departments, intensive care units, obstetric units and in the ambulance service has increased.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyOnlineHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 4740 per totalInternational course feesGBP 4740 per total

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for all Operating Department Practitioners and Registered Nurses who work in a perioperative setting.

If you are an Operating Department Practitioner (or equivalent) you are required to:

  • Have a Diploma of Higher Education, City and Guilds 752, NVQ level 3 or Cert HE in Operating Department Practice or equivalent.
  • Have been working in a perioperative setting for a minimum of one year, which will be evidenced through an employer reference and supporting statement.
  • Possess current and unrestricted registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council or an international equivalent.
  • If English is not your first language, an IELTS of 7.0 (or equivalent) in all areas is required.

If you are an international student, normally your qualification will need to be mapped to the UK equivalent course to ensure that you are entering the programme with at least 120 academic credits at level 5.

If you are a Registered Nurse you are required to:

  • Have a Diploma of Higher Education or Advanced Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing.
  • Have been working in a perioperative setting for a minimum of one year, which will be evidenced through an employer reference and supporting statement.
  • Possess current and unrestricted registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or an international equivalent
  • If English is not your first language, an IELTS of 7.0 (or equivalent) in all areas is required.

If you are an international student, normally your qualification will need to be mapped to the UK equivalent course to ensure that you are entering the programme with at least 120 academic credits at level 5.

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