Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care (Intercalated) PgDip Cardiology
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
Duration 1 year 1 year
Course type Full-time Blended learning
Placement - -
Location Plymouth RILA Institute of Health Sciences - UK Based
Provider School of Nursing and Midwifery RILA Institute of Health Sciences
Entry requirements

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 pduadmissions@plymouth.ac.uk

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

Fulfil one of the following three criteria:

    1. Be in possession of an MBBS or an equivalent medical degree from a WHO recognised institution or
    2. Be in possession of a BHMS (Batchelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery) from an accredited institution or
    3. Be in possession of a non-standard qualification and have an acceptable level of experience e.g. Nurses (working as Nurse Practitioners, Consultants, or Specialists).

 Additionally:

    1. If the medical degree or other qualification was not taught in the English language a score of 5.5, in all elements, in the British Council IELTS test, or equivalent (e.g. TOEFL) will usually be required.
    2. Provide a satisfactory reference from a senior health care practitioner or line manager with knowledge of your work and experience, and who is able to support your suitability to participate in the programme.