Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Critical Care BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care (Intercalated)
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 5 years 1 year
Course type Part-time Full-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Nursing and Midwifery School of Nursing and Midwifery
Entry requirements

To be eligible for the course you must be:

  • on a professional register (i.e. NMC, HCPC) and:
  • working in practice in an area that reflects the continuum of provision for critical care to achieve the programme learning outcomes and:
  • in possession of previous study at level 5 (Diploma of Higher Education) or a foundation degree.

You will be considered and advised individually (where required) by the programme team and Professional Development Unit. Please contact the PDU or programme lead if you have any queries regarding your situation.

Given the nature of the placement element, the fact that you will be working in an emergency department environment, and the point of academic entry into the course we are only able to take medical students who have successfully completed their fourth year.

The opportunity to intercalate is open to any medical student supported by their medical school - you must have written permission to intercalate from your medical school and show evidence via transcript that you have completed clinical skills and research to the level normally expected of a fourth year undergraduate medical student. If you want to find out more about the opportunity to pursue a BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care course at Plymouth University please email the Professional Development Unit at pdu@plymouth.ac.uk

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.