BSc (Hons) Professional Practice

Course overview

This part-time course is for health and social care professionals who do not yet have a BSc (Hons) degree and would like to take Level 6 modules on a flexible course allowing non-clinical and/or clinical modules.  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 a health or social care related qualification (e.g. Diploma of Higher Education Foundation degree) to a minimum of 120 level 5 credits OR hold a current registered qualification in health or social care with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Health and Care Professions Council or equivalent Professional, Statutory, Regulatory Body
  • Be currently practicing in the UK in a suitable practice setting but additional module specific rules may apply
  • Have 6 months post qualifying experience


Course structure

The BSc (Hons) Professional Practice course requires at total of 120 credits of modules at Level 6, including:


There is a non-honours BSc degree early exit option after completing 60 credits worth of modules.


Course leader

Dr Heather Baid

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


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