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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • 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.

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

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

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 73

    27th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    118 53%

    44th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    65th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    111 50%

    68th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

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    4.15 83%

    29th

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