Course Comparison

BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Nursing BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care)
Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
1 year 2 years
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Full-time Part-time
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Plymouth PETROC
School of Nursing and Midwifery PETROC
Entry requirements

You’ll normally be a registered health and social care professional in possession of international equivalent previous study at level 5 (i.e. foundation degree/diploma of higher education). 

Applicants whose first language is not English must also provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English in accordance with the University’s Admissions Code of Practice – minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.5 average with a minimum 5.5 in each category.


Claims for credit for prior learning, whether certificated or experiential are accepted and will be assessed following University regulations and faculty procedures.

Extended entry requirements