BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice

Course overview

This part-time course is for healthcare professionals who do not yet have a BSc degree and would like to take Level 6 clinical modules focused on their chosen speciality.  The course provides an opportunity to ‘top-up’ a previously completed Level 5 diploma or foundation degree to achieve a BSc (Hons) award.


Entry requirements

Applicants to the course are normally expected to:

  • Have the equivalent of a health or social care related qualification to a minimum of 120 level 5 credits
  • Have a minimum of one year of post-qualified experience
  • Hold current registration with a Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body
  • Be employed in the UK and working a minimum of 2 days per week in a relevant clinical practice area (but module-specific rules apply) supported by a designated clinical practitioner providing mentorship


Course structure

The BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice course requires a total of 120 credits at Level 6.  A minimum of 60 credits of clinical modules will be taken within a Clinical Pathway, followed by another 60 credits of modules making up the honours route.

Clinical Pathway options (click on the link below for further info about each pathway):


Honours Route:


There is a non-honours BSc degree early exit option after completing the 60 credit Clinical Pathway.


Course leader

Dr Heather Baid

Further BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice course information and how to apply


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