Professional Development Framework
Designed to support healthcare and healthcare science professionals to work towards a post qualifying award by undertaking units of study building on your work experience and qualifications to enhance your career progression. Developed in partnership with a number of healthcare organisations to ensure that it meets their workforce development requirements.
Professional Development Framework courses
If you’re looking to work at a higher level within your existing field these courses might be for you. Learn under the guidance of working professionals and experts of their disciplines, add valuable contemporary skills to your real-world experience. These courses are flexible so that you can complete them alongside your existing work and lifestyle. If you’re looking to widen your career opportunities and gain additional skills to complement your existing health sciences experience, these could very well be the courses for you.
We offer the following Professional Development Framework courses at AECC University College:
- MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
- MSc Professional Practice (Coming soon)
- PGCert First Contact Practice
- PGCert Health Sciences Education
Professional Development Framework
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
Further your career beyond traditional professional boundaries and expand the scope of your practice, with the aim of enhancing patient care and...
PGCert Health Sciences Education
Designed for practitioners who support the process of learning, teaching and assessment in the practice and/or academic setting related to health sciences and healthcare.
Take your career further with our tailored Professional Development Framework courses
- With over 50 years' experience in musculoskeletal health and wellbeing, we are a specialist provider of health sciences subjects, offering excellent specialist facilities, equipment, teaching and research.
- We recognise the industry’s need for high-quality health care workers. Our multi-disciplinary environment gives you the experience, key skills and knowledge to take away and apply directly into practice.
- Be amongst likeminded individuals, collaborate and take your place in our close-knit community of health sciences students, researchers, academics and practitioners.
Professional Development Framework Units
You can take units of study over a period of five years to complete your award, which may be a PGCert (60 credits), PG Dip (120 credits) or an MSC (180 credits) - not applicable to MSc ACP. The delivery of the units is designed to fit around your working life, taking one unit at a time. You can choose from a variety of units in various subjects, some specialist and others generic in nature, building an award to reflect your professional career.
Students wishing to progress to the full MSc will be required to take 60 credits of core units, consisting of 2 units. The first is Research Methods (20 credits) followed by a dissertation (40 credits) or a Service Improvement for Healthcare (40 credits). The decision of pathway may be discussed with your employer/sponsor (if appropriate) and your academic supervisor. NHS applicants may be eligible for funding through their employing organisation. Applicants for the full MSc may be eligible for a Post-Graduate Loan.
We offer the following units:
(More coming soon)
Shape the future of health sciences and advance your career with a postgraduate degree from AECC University College. We offer a wide array of Pre-registration and Post-registration Masters programmes, PG certificates, and PG diplomas.
Take your career further with a postgraduate qualification from our small and specialist health sciences University College.