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Advanced Practice PGCert

This programme is part-time, leading to a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Advanced Practice. The Strategic Health Authority has led the strategic planning of Advanced Practice programmes throughout the Merseyside and Cheshire zone and has identified the need to develop a tripartite collaborative approach which is multi-professional.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Advanced Practice PGDip

This programme is part-time, leading to a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Advanced Practice. The Strategic Health Authority has led the strategic planning of Advanced Practice programmes throughout the Merseyside and Cheshire zone and has identified the need to develop a tripartite collaborative approach which is multi-professional.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Nutrition and Dietetics PGDip

This is a professional two-year degree course which provides you with an award in Nutrition and Dietetics together with eligibility for registration as a dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (UK). This is an intensive course and much of the teaching is student-centered.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Art Therapy PGCert

This course will provide you with a broad understanding of the theories and practices of art therapy necessary for safe and effective clinical work and to establish you at the forefront of art therapy within a contemporary setting. The course offers experience of clinical art therapy practice and supervision as well as group work and current theory.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Art Therapy PGDip

This course will provide you with a broad understanding of the theories and practices of art therapy necessary for safe and effective clinical work and to establish you at the forefront of art therapy within a contemporary setting. The course offers experience of clinical art therapy practice and supervision as well as group work and current theory.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Secondary Education (Drama) PGCE

The course is designed to meet the needs of trainee teachers throughout the 11-16 age range. In addition there will be an opportunity to be involved in an enhancement experience in the post-16 age range.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Non-Medical Prescribing Short Course Certificate

This course aims to prepare allied health professionals to practise as supplementary prescribers and to meet the standards set by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC); to prepare pharmacists to practise as independent prescribers and meet the standards set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC); to prepare nurses and midwives to practise as supplementary and independent prescribers and to meet the standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Assessment consists of: a 4,000-word reflective portfolio with 13 specific learning outcomes; an examination to assess pharmacological knowledge and drug calculation skills; evaluation of competence in practice with a designated medical prescriber; an OSCE assessing communication and consultation skills with an additional viva exploring evidence-based approaches to prescribing.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Primary Education PGCE

The one-year PGCE Primary course offers you: Qualified Teacher Status in both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2; A minimum of 24 weeks in two schools and across the two Key Stages; Full coverage of the subjects of the primary curriculum to enhance your skills, your confidence and your excellent employment prospects; Guidance and support from a team of highly skilled and dedicated tutors. Assessment of school-based work is undertaken through observation of performance and by formal reports which are used to set individual targets.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Primary Education (Early Years) PGCE

The PGCE Primary/Early Years (3-7 Years) course is a one year full-time course and on its successful completion trainees are recommended to the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The aim of the course is to prepare trainees to enter the teaching profession as confident, knowledgeable and enthusiastic professionals.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Secondary Education (Physical Education) PGCE

The course is designed to meet the needs of trainee teachers throughout the 11-16 age range. In addition there will be an opportunity to be involved in an enhancement experience in the post-16 age range.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Business Management and Development Diploma

Specifically designed with local businesses, this course seeks to address personal and professional development, with a strong emphasis upon the workplace.

  • Duration of training: 2 - 4 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Social Work PGDip

Social work is a dynamic and demanding profession that combines academic study with intensively focused practice experience. At the University of Chester you will study and prepare yourself for a professional career with staff that have extensive social work knowledge and experience.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary Education (Mathematics) PGCE

The course is designed to meet the needs of trainee teachers throughout the 11-16 age range. In addition there will be an opportunity to be involved in an enhancement experience in the post-16 age range.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Endodontology PGCert

The aim of the course is to enable registered dental practitioners to develop their skills in assessment and diagnosis of endodontic disease; To enable registered dental practitioners to critically appraise the treatment options for patients with endodontic disease, and successfully carry out the required treatment; To enable registered dental practitioners to avoid iatrogenic damage during treatment, and to successfully resolve endodontic treatment failures. The course is aimed at registered general dental practitioners who undertake root canal treatment as a routine part of their everyday dental practice.

  • Duration of training: 6 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Family and Child Psychology PGDip

This course focuses on family and child psychology, and the research underpinnings of this dynamic subject. The modules cover developmental issues across the lifespan, family diversity, the interplay between psychology and social policy, and their implications for families and practitioners.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Secondary Education (Art) PGCE

The course is designed to meet the needs of trainee teachers throughout the 11-16 age range. In addition there will be an opportunity to be involved in an enhancement experience in the post-16 age range.

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

The course will be developed to allow you to access most of the course material online – including online text, videos of lectures and comments and assessments. Skill-oriented areas such as case discussions and ethical discussions will be explored in teaching days.

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

The Graduate/Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling (on which the MA is based) had its first intake in 1991. The course was granted British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accreditation in 1998.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Family and Child Psychology PGCert

This course focuses on family and child psychology, and the research underpinnings of this dynamic subject. The modules cover developmental issues across the lifespan, family diversity, the interplay between psychology and social policy, and their implications for families and practitioners.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Applied Wildlife Forensics PGCert

The University offers this novel area of wildlife conservation in a short programme to update or further develop your existing skills. This will be done through exploration of our expertise in field and lab-based research.

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