Supporting people in loss, grief and bereavement – enhanced practice (diploma and degree level) (HEAB251 / HEAD304)

Key features

This 20 credit module is offered at diploma and degree level and is designed to equip health and care staff, who have a role in supporting people who are facing or experiencing loss, grief and bereavement, with additional skills and knowledge.

At both degree and diploma level you will utilise higher levels of enquiry including critical appraisal, synthesis and reflection in a safe and supported environment. Please note at diploma level this module is called HEAB251 ‘Supporting People in Loss, Grief and Bereavement’

The module is normally delivered by means of six study days spaced over 15 weeks by means of lectures, seminars, experiential workshops and relevant placement visits.

This module can be studied as a standalone module at both levels or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways at degree level - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

Module code

HEAB251 / HEAD304



FHEQ level

Level 5 – diploma of higher education

Level 6 – degree level

How to apply

Please note this module will not be running in 2021 / 22. 

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.

This module is delivered by:

St. Luke's Hospice Plymouth

Paula Hine -

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.

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Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)