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Physician Associate Studies PGDip

Physician Associate (formerly known as Physician Assistant) is a rapidly growing healthcare role in the UK, working alongside doctors in hospitals and in GP surgeries. Physician Associates support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy High Intensity PGDip

This High Intensity Diploma is core funded by West Midlands NHS and is designed to provide a postgraduate training for a group of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) High Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapists. The Diploma aims to teach students to achieve the level of knowledge and clinical skills to operate effectively as psychological therapists, using evidence based cognitive behaviour therapy methods routinely in their work.

  • Duration of training: 12 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Primary Education (General Primary, 5-11) PGCE

The School of Education at the University of Birmingham has a long tradition of delivering ITE primary courses. Its teaching has been graded as 'outstanding' for the third consecutive time by Ofsted inspectors which reaffirms the University’s status as one of the UK’s leading institutions for excellence in teacher training.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Physician Assistant (Anaesthesia) PGDip

This programme is intended for existing health care practitioners or graduates with a science background who wish to work as part of the anaesthetic team. The Physicians' Assistant (Anaesthesia) is a health professional who will expand the anaesthetic service and make operating theatres work more efficiently.

  • Duration of training: 27 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Leadership and Management for Social Work PGDip

The Leadership and Management Programmes offered by the Department of Social Policy and Social Work provide critically aware and research-based knowledge relating to the crucial areas of leadership and management practice for social work and social care. It is designed to provide this as flexibly as possible, in order to meet a broad range of candidate and organisational needs.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Primary Education (Early Years, 3-7) PGCE

The School of Education at the University of Birmingham has a long tradition of delivering ITE primary courses. Its teaching has been graded as 'outstanding' for the third consecutive time by Ofsted inspectors which reaffirms the University’s status as one of the UK’s leading institutions for excellence in teacher training.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Advanced Critical Care Practitioner PGDip

The aim of the Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme is to develop a new professional able to safely fulfil a proportion of those roles currently only undertaken by medically qualified intensive care trainees in the National Health Service. This new role is seen to be important in pioneering the shift of work, traditionally done only by doctors, to new, non-medically trained grades of staff.

  • Duration of training: 27 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Inclusion and Special Educational Needs PGCert

This programme is designed for participants who wish to combine modules from two SEN related programmes. The ISEN programme is suitable for: UK, European and overseas students.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Part time
Leadership and Management for Social Work PGCert

The Leadership and Management Programmes offered by the Department of Social Policy and Social Work in the School of Social Policy, provide critically aware and research-based knowledge relating to the crucial areas of leadership and management practice for social work and social care. It is designed to provide this as flexibly as possible, in order to meet a broad range of candidate and organisational needs.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities PGCert

This Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) fulltime, campus- based programme is designed for educational and health practitioners that work with, or have an interest in working with, children identified as having special educational needs and disabilities. It provides opportunities for participants to reflect on their practice, to critique the conceptualisation of disability within culture and society, and to be analytical as to SEND practices and policies.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Occupational Health PGDip

This programme is based on a multidisciplinary approach to tackling a wide range of occupational health issues and is accredited by both the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) for graduate membership. Organised by the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (IOEM) at the University of Birmingham this programme is designed to meet the needs of postgraduate training in the prevention and control of work-related ill health and to understand the issues of ill health and its effect on work in the 21st century.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Language, Literacies and Dyslexia PGCert

The Language, Literacies and Dyslexia programme, is aimed at teachers, speech and language therapists and other professionals working with children, young people and students in further and higher education at pre-16 and FE/HE education levels who have difficulties with learning literacy skills. This distance learning masters level programme is essential for practitioners seeking to become specialist practitioners, employable to assess and teach learners with dyslexia and literacy difficulties of school age or in further/higher education.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Forensic Psychology Practice (CPD Route) Professional Doctorate

The Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology offers a Continued Professional Development route to the Doctorate in Forensic Psychology. This programme is designed to allow Forensic Psychologists, who hold a valid Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) certificate (and preferably status as a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society), to ‘top up’ their existing MSc qualification to Doctoral level.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Clinical Neuropsychiatry PGDip

This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness. Also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills, it provides you with: the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders, the ability to critically appraise research in neuropsychiatry, knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip

CBT is an increasingly popular form of psychological therapy. Many people who have learned about the methods find that it helps them a great deal in doing their job - if their job involves helping people in distress to experience less distress (eg.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy PGDip

This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of manipulative physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning. Using the process of clinical reasoning as its framework, this programme integrates the many approaches to practice in this specialist area.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Special Educational Needs Coordination PGCert

The University of Birmingham is a Department for Education and National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) approved provider for the National Award for SEN Co-ordination. It has been running accredited (Masters level) professional development programmes for special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCos) for over 15 years.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities PGDip

This Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) fulltime, campus- based programme is designed for educational and health practitioners that work with, or have an interest in working with, children identified as having special educational needs and disabilities. It provides opportunities for participants to reflect on their practice, to critique the conceptualisation of disability within culture and society, and to be analytical as to SEND practices and policies.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Primary Education (Subject Specialist Mathematics) PGCE

The Primary Mathematics Specialist teacher training course is ideal if you want to teach young children and you have a strong interest in mathematics. Subject Specialist Primary ITT (Initial Teacher Training) Programmes (SSPIPs) are innovative new programmes, which enable you to specialise within a primary context.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Industrial Project Management PGCert

The course is industry focused and looks to cover both theory and application of project management principles, practices and tools. Leadership, team building and influencing skills, integral to successful complex project delivery are also explored.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
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