Practice Education for Placements 5 credits at SCQF level 10

1. Overview

Successful completion of this course allows eligible students to apply for professional accreditation from the: College of Occupational Therapists, Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and the College of Radiographers.

This course aims to enable practice educators to explore the principles and concepts of practice based education and learning.

2. What you will study

  • Role of the practice educator
  • Theories of learning
  • Mechanisms of teaching
  • Principles of assessment
  • Communication, questioning and feedback

3. Entry Requirements

An honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant healthcare discipline.

4. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students

  • £240 .

For Academic Year 2016/2017

All Students

  • £230 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £220 .

International Students

  • £295 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £210 .

International Students

  • £285 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £205 .

For Academic Year 2012/2013

International Students

  • £275 .

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • £150 course

International Students

  • £205 course


Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages


5. How to apply

Please complete the application form and forward it to

Health Sciences CPD Application Form 2015-16 (DOC 230KB)

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5 credits at SCQF level 10

Start Date

Various course dates run throughout the year - please contact for details.

Course Length

Eight weeks

Mode of Attendance

Online Distance Learning / Blended Learning

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