Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

40 credits

Start date

September or January

Course length

6 months


Derby Campus, St Helena, Chesterfield

Module description

About this module

Non-medical prescribing is an innovative and flexible professional programme which enables nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists to:

Successful completion of this module enables physiotherapists to:

Course team

To speak with a member of the academic team please contact 

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will meet the HCPC (2014) Standards and be able to:

As per the HCPC (2014) you will be able to:

Entry requirements

The course is undergoing professional revalidation for a September 2020 start. Please check back for details regarding the updated professional entry criteria at the beginning of April.

For more information about the prescribing standards and the expectations of professional competence pre-admission, please access the prescribing programme standards on your professional regulator’s website.

Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees (August 2020 - July 2021)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands).

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £1,600.

Please note that all fees may be subject to annual increase.

How to apply

Please ensure you read this document through as part of your application:

Please ensure these documents are completed as part of your application:

LBR applications

Self-funded applications

Apply directly to the University

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992