This Human Biology for Practice module (Level 4) is suitable for anyone interested in a health or health-related degree who meets the entry requirements but does not have recent relevant study within five years of the starting date.
This module will help you to progress your application for the following undergraduate programmes:
- Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons)
- Midwifery Studies BSc (Hons)
- Midwifery Studies MSc
- Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)
- Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)
- Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)
- MPhysiotherapy - Sport and Exercise Medicine
You will develop your knowledge, understanding and implications in practice of the function and dysfunction of the human body.
Please make sure you meet the entry requirements of your programme of interest prior to applying for this module.
You should only apply for this module if you do not have previous study in the last five years.
You can contact the admissions team to make sure this module meets your needs.
What you will study
Key lectures adopting a blended learning approach will be used to disseminate theoretical knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to adopt transferable skills which will enhance your professional, personal and academic development to directly benefit the service user.
Seminars, technology enabled learning and staff led group discussions will be used to facilitate individual and group learning and to develop skills to provide research informed, patient-centred care.
Directed study will enable you to be guided in your reading and learning and will be based on key texts, web pages and case scenarios the content which addresses module, formative assessment, peer feedback and ongoing support via email, a-portfolio and face to face support will be available through individual & group tutorial sessions in order to facilitate development for the summative assessment.
Assessment will be via multiple choice question examination and coursework.
Fees, finance and scholarships
2019/20 Standard part-time undergraduate health module:
- 10 credits: £770
- 20 credits: £1,540
- 30 credits: £2,310
- 40 credits: £3,080
There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student. Though these are not essential to your programme of study you need to be aware of them as a student of the University. A list of the sort of costs you might expect can be found on our fees and finance section.
The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.
Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.
This module will support your career progression in your chosen field.