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Wound Care

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9
Wound Care SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge and skills relating to wound care.

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Part Time
  • Pathophysiology of planned and unplanned wounds, contemporary research relating to wound management
  • Wound management options
  • How to assess, plan implement and evaluate the holistic care of patients and wounds
  • Reflection in relation to their own wound management practice

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.

This module is delivered using a blend of face-to-face (1 single study day & online chats) and online methods including virtual classroom and discussion forums. You will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.


This course is assessed through written assignment. 

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support


This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse and allied health care professional who works with communities or with people with challenging wounds. This module is particularly useful if you have had a break in studying, due to the high levels of clinical applicability.

Normally, you are expected to be able to demonstrate HND level study; however, if this is not the case, you are encouraged to make contact and discuss your circumstances.

FOR Academic SESSION 2020/2021

UK/EU students: £660

International students: £1,070

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges


For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:



Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice Professional Development Team and we'll do out best to help.

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Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

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