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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    AUG

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

Become more autonomous in your role with a Postgraduate Certificate in Neurophysiology at Aston University. You’ll develop the ability to evaluate and improve services for patients whilst gaining a Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists accredited qualification.

Course outline and what you will study

The programme provides existing practitioners with the skills and knowledge to become more autonomous in their roles and have the ability to improve and evaluate services for patients – to become an advanced practitioner.

The modules are available by distance / blended learning, allowing you flexibility in the way that you study.

The PgCert in Neurophysiology is a postgraduate training programme for the NHS Accredited Specialist Scientific Practice Programme (ASSP). This provides the neurophysiology workforce with the ability to meet specific workforce needs in nerve conduction and EMG as well as paediatric and intensive care EEG.

Your future career prospects

This programme sits within the Department of Health’s vision for the Healthcare Science workforce. The aim of which is to develop practitioners who can improve the scientific profile within healthcare and who have the requisite skills to enhance both the diagnosis and treatment of patients in the NHS. It is also aimed at NHS neurophysiology practitioners who wish to undertake an academic qualification as part of their professional development. Individual modules can be undertaken as part of the School’s flexible credit accumulation system leading to a post-graduate certificate, diploma or master's qualification.

The ageing population means that demand for assessment and treatment services is set to rise substantially over the coming years. Our graduates will be well placed to develop careers in hospitals, community-based practice and also relate to research areas.

The programme is designed to formally meet the requirements of the NHS and builds on Aston’s established links and extensive experience of health education.

Tuition fees

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£ 6,500per year

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Aston is renowned for its careers and employability support, and the opportunities it provides for students to gain practical work experience.
Students have the opportunity to gain experience through internships, placements, projects and business start-ups.
The university has a range of scholarships including a fully funded Aston Enterprise Scholarship for a student with a winning business idea.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 77

    41st out of 100 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    124 57%

    45th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    23rd

    42
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    122 55%

    56th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    36th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 79%

    48th

    19

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