Online course details

UK/EU fee

£815 (2019/20)

International fee

£815 (2019/20)

Course level

Level 6

Course credits

20 credits

Start date

21 September 2020

Course length

10 weeks

Mode of study

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

This important module will focus on concepts and theory in areas such as: person centred integrative care and practice, ethical (principles and dilemmas), legal duties and responsibilities, professional and organisational contexts, power, communication, subjects, disciplines and the organisation of labour.

You will analyse a wide range of factors that support and hinder integrated working such as: philosophical, power based, social, cultural, financial, procedural, legal, relationship and interpersonal factors. You will consider different aspects of ethical principles and codes, your personal development, reflection and your self-awareness. This module will also allow you to consider what you need to do to ensure you can create: healthy boundaries (with others), self-care strategies, and, also have adequate forms of mentoring, clinical supervision, personal therapy and continuous professional development dependent upon your practice area.

It is advisable to study this module within the first year of your programme as it sets the foundation for developing integrative practices within your own practice. This is important whether you are working within your own therapeutic practice (at micro levels), or integrating care pathways with other practitioner groups and organisations (at more macro levels).

Benefits

Offset module credits towards BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Top-Up)

If you are a registered nurse but do not have a degree qualification, once you’ve completed this module you could offset the 20 credits through recognised prior learning (RPL) towards our online BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Top-Up) degree. This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

Alternatively, if you are a health and social care practitioner you may wish to offset the 20 credits by progressing to the online BSc (Hons) Integrative Health and Social Care (Top-Up) degree.

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Discovering Online Learning Webinar, January

Wednesday, 8 January 2020 15.00 - 16.00

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.

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Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees

UK/EU fee: £815

International fee: £815

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

You will:

English language qualifications

IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) if you have not completed a programme at an English-speaking institution.

When applying, it is essential that you submit the following:

  1. Qualification evidence awarded in your country
  2. Transcripts of all relevant education/training
  3. NARIC evidence
  4. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 6.0* in all areas or equivalent qualification

If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our  which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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