Study Pattern: BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (Apprenticeship) online

On this page you will find the study pattern for our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (Apprenticeship) online programme.

This study pattern highlights the modules that you will need study over the next 12 months. Please note that all students are required to re-enrol at the start of every academic year in September and so within your enrolment you can only choose modules for the current academic year.  

The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme (outlined below) are based on the current plan, however, the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible.   

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options.   

If you have any queries, please contact the Enrolment team on +44 (0)1332 594000 (option 4) or email UDOLenrolment@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice - with September start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1

Working and Learning in Operating Department Practice
(4OD500)
20 credits

Principles of Scrub and Circulating Practice
(4OD501)
20 credits

Principles of Anaesthetic Practice for Assistant Practitioners
(4OD502)
20 credits

Science and Pharmacology for Operating Department Practice
(4OD503)
20 credits
Anatomy and Physiology for Operating Department Practice 1
(4OD504)
20 credits

Patient Care Concepts
(4OD505)
20 credits
Year 2

Developing Anaesthetic Practice
(5OD500)
20 credits

Evidence Based Practice
(5OD505)
20 credits

Anatomy and Physiology for Operating Department Practice 2
(5OD502)
20 credits

Exploring Leadership and Management in Operating Department Practice
(5OD503)
20 credits
Practice in Post Anaesthetic Care
(5OD504)
20 credits

Developing Scrub and Circulating Practice
(5OD501)
20 credits
Year 3

Complex Perioperative Care
(6OD501)
20 credits

Work Based Study - Dissertation
(6OD999)
40 credits

Facilitating Learning and Assessment
(6OD500)
20 credits

Management of Medication
(6OD502)
20 credits

Work Based Study - Dissertation
(6OD999)
40 credits continued
Transition to Practice Beyond Registration
(6OD503)
20 credits

On this page you will find the study pattern for our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (Apprenticeship) online programme.

This study pattern highlights the module 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 (option 4) or UDOLenrolment@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Operating Department Practice, BSc (Hons) - accelerated (3 year) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1

Working and Learning in Operating Department Practice
(4OD500)
20 credits

Principles of Scrub and Circulating Practice
(4OD501)
20 credits

Principles of Anaesthetic Practice for Assistant Practitioners
(4OD502)
20 credits continued

Science and Pharmacology for Operating Department Practice
(4OD503)
20 credits
Anatomy and Physiology for Operating Department Practice 1
(4OD504)
20 credits continued

Patient Care Concepts
(4OD505)
20 credits
Year 2

Developing Anaesthetic Practice
(5OD500)
20 credits

Evidence Based Practice
(5OD505)
20 credits

Anatomy and Physiology for Operating Department Practice 2
(5OD502)
20 credits

Exploring Leadership and Management in Operating Department Practice
(5OD503)

Practice in Post Anaesthetic Care
(5OD504)
20 credits

Developing Scrub and Circulatory Practice
(5OD501)
20 credits

Year 3

Work Based Study - Dissertation
(6OD999)
40 credits

Complex Perioperative Care
(6OD501)
20 credits

Management of Medication
(6OD502)
20 credits

Facilitating Learning and Assessment
(6OD500)
20 credits

Work Based Study - Dissertation continued
(6OD999)
40 credits
Transition to Practice Beyond Registration
(6OD503)
20 credits