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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Aston University, Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • 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.

Learning, teaching, assessment and staff

The majority of the teaching and learning material is delivered via Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. You will be required to attend campus for three weeks in the first term of the first year then three days a term for the remainder of the course have the opportunity to participate in group activities, tutorials, skills laboratories and seminars.

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

Students living in United States
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£ 6,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 103 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    119 52%

    62nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    77th

    30

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