Study patterns: Perioperative Practice (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our BSc (Hons) Perioperative Practice (Top-Up) (online) programme.

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week.

As part of your studies you will be required to attend a one day virtual conference, which is offered each year as part of the module Developing Competence and Capability (6NU551) and runs in our summer trimester on 14 July 2021. This conference provides you with rich learning opportunities to enable you to meet the requirements of this programme. It consists of keynote speakers, practical clinical skills sessions and competency assessments. There is no cost for attending as it is delivered virtually, however please note that you will require stable access to the internet as you do for your studies. You will be provided with more details about attending this conference including the date, once you are enrolled.

Perioperative Practice (Top-Up), BSc (Hons) (online) - standard (2 years) with summer (May) start

Study PatternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1 Care of the Surgical Patient
20 credits

Developing Competence and Capability
(Virtual Conference)
0 credits
Managing the Acutely Ill Patient
20 credits
Preparing for Research and Evidence Based Practice
20 credits
Year 2 Research and Evidence in Practice
20 credits
Integrating Practices
20 credits
Educating in Health and Social Care
20 credits