Course Comparison

BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care
Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
5 years 5 years
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Part-time Part-time
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Plymouth Plymouth
School of Nursing and Midwifery School of Nursing and Midwifery
Entry requirements
To be eligible for the programme 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 Professional Development Unit or programme lead if you have any queries regarding your situation.
Extended entry requirements
To be eligible for the BSc or BSc (Hons) programme you will need to be either a registered health and social care professional or a health and social care worker in possession of previous study at level 5 (foundation degree/diploma of higher education). 
If you wish to undertake the graduate certificate or graduate diploma award pathways you must already hold an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a health or health related subject.
If you wish to undertake any clinical skills modules as part of your course you will need to be working in an environment where you can meet the learning outcomes.
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