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Primary Care Education

Northumbria University offers a range of both accredited and non-accredited educational opportunities particularly for those staff working within primary care across the North East of England which has been specifically commissioned by Health Education England (North East).

All educational provision is clinically-led using the experience and skills of expert practitioners in the topic fields.

We are working collaboratively with our local health care provider organisations in order to support workforce development, providing an integral role in responding to the changing demands of primary care, enabling healthcare professionals to deliver the best possible care for patients.

Find out more about the primary care education courses we offer at the drop down list below.

Alongside the base modules designed to underpin your progress, students will be encouraged to choose from our substantial suite of riser modules to build their own award in line with their development needs and stakeholder workforce development plans leading to a student-centred approach to learning.

The BSc (Hons) award is designed for students who wish to consolidate their practice and evidence their professional development beyond Diploma in HE level and to progress their career or underpin their health and social practice role.

This programme allows the building of a coherent award, bespoke to the student, beyond their graduate studies leading to Clinical, Education, Leadership or Research bracketed awards. The award is studied through a combination of physical or online lectures, seminar, workshop, and practical sessions, with the opportunity of tutorial supervisions as appropriate to the teaching content. You will be supported by a personal tutor throughout your studies. You will be able to use online reading lists, and you are encouraged to use subject-specific, online library resources, electronic databases, and periodicals. You will have access to Blackboard Ultra, our online learning platform, which will host online learning and collaboration where appropriate and house module and programme materials. Learning support is supported by our library services team and their substantial experience supporting and developing learning either face to face or online.

The award consists of 120 credits at level 6 and can be studied in 2-5 years invoiced on a module credit basis. Recognised prior learning (RPL) is considered on an individual basis in line with industry standards and alignment to programme learning outcomes. Entrants should be UK based, hold a relevant health and social practice professional registration with bodies such as NMC or HCPC and normally have a Diploma of HE or Advanced Diploma of HE for degree entry in a subject related to their registration status.

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BSc Programmes:

Health and Social Practice BSc

Health and Social Practice (Clinical) BSc

Health and Social Practice (Education) BSc

Health and Social Practice (Leadership and Management) BSc

Health and Social Practice (Research) BSc

The graduate certificate is designed for students who are already in possession of an Honours degree in a health and social practice related subject and wish to study at graduate level (level 6).

This programme allows the building of a coherent award, bespoke to the student, beyond their graduate studies. The Grad Cert award is studied through a combination of physical or online lectures, seminar, workshop, and practical sessions, with the opportunity of tutorial supervisions as appropriate to the teaching content. You will be supported by a personal tutor throughout your studies. You will be able to use online reading lists, and you are encouraged to use subject-specific, online library resources, electronic databases, and periodicals. You will have access to Blackboard Ultra, our online learning platform, which will host online learning and collaboration where appropriate and house module and programme materials. Learning support is supported by our library services team and their substantial experience supporting and developing learning either face to face or online.

The award consists of 60 credits at level 6 and can be studied in 2-5 years flexibly around the needs of the student and is invoiced on a module credit basis. Recognised prior learning (RPL) is considered on an individual basis in line with industry standards and alignment to programme learning outcomes. Entrants should be UK based, hold a relevant health and social practice professional registration with bodies such as NMC or HCPC and normally have a Honours degree in a subject related to their registration status.

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Graduate Certificate Programme:

Health and Social Practice Graduate Certificate

The MSc award is designed for students who are already in possession of an Honours degree in a health and social practice related subject and wish to study at master's level (level 7) to progress their career or further underpin their health and social practice role beyond graduate level.

This programme allows the building of a coherent award, bespoke to the student, beyond their graduate studies leading to Clinical, Education, Leadership or Research bracketed awards. The MSc award is studied through a combination of physical or online lectures, seminar, workshop, and practical sessions, with the opportunity of tutorial supervisions as appropriate to the teaching content. You will be supported by a personal tutor throughout your studies. You will be able to use online reading lists, and you are encouraged to use subject-specific, online library resources, electronic databases, and periodicals. You will have access to Blackboard Ultra, our online learning platform, which will host online learning and collaboration where appropriate and house module and programme materials. Learning support is supported by our library services team and their substantial experience supporting and developing learning either face to face or online.

The award consists of 180 credits at level 7 and can be studied in 3-5 years flexibly around the needs of the student using current university regulations and is invoiced on a module credit basis. Lower-level awards can be achieved if desired, at exit points at the end of year 1 with 60 credits at level 7 (PGCert) or year 2 with 120 credits at level 7 (PGDip) structured by the student’s needs and using current university regulations. Recognised prior learning (RPL) is considered on an individual basis in line with industry standards and alignment to programme learning outcomes. Entrants should be UK based, hold a relevant health and social practice professional registration with bodies such as NMC or HCPC and normally have a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a subject related to their registration status.

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MSc Programmes:

Health and Social Practice MSc

Health and Social Practice (Clinical) MSc

Health and Social Practice (Education) MSc

Health and Social Practice (Leadership and Management) MSc

Health and Social Practice (Research) MSc


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