Prudent Healthcare PG Cert

Overview

Course facts

  • Name: Prudent Healthcare
  • Qualification: PG Cert
  • Duration: 1 year, part-time

This programme has been designed to support those working in health and social care with the knowledge and skills to provide systemic change in the diverse and often difficult area of health and healthcare provision. The pathway aims to highlight the main principles behind Prudent Healthcare and provides students with the knowledge and confidence to bring forward the founding principles on which the National health service in Wales was based. The Prudent Healthcare pathway will challenge the students to think about how to achieve large-scale improvement in the health of Wales, across all levels of the healthcare system. This will allow graduates to rise to the challenge of improving quality and tackling complexity in a time of sustained resource pressures that will inevitably demand fundamental changes in the ways in which services are designed and delivered. Graduates from this programme will be well placed to take a leading role in that agenda.

Darllenwch y daflen wybodaeth cwrs Gymraeg / Read the Welsh course information leaflet.

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Course Content

The pathway aims to highlight the main principles behind Prudent Healthcare and provides students with the knowledge and confidence to bring forward the founding principles on which the National health service in Wales was based. The pathway will challenge the students to think about how to achieve large-scale improvement in the health of Wales, across all levels of the healthcare system.

Course Structure

  • Evidence for Improvement  
  • Co-producing Health            
  • Advancing Professional Knowledge   

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

The modules under the pathway will use a variety of assessments. 

Modules for the current academic year

Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Prudent Healthcare Modules page.

Entry Requirements

  • 2(ii) Honours degree or equivalent professional qualification, or 3 years professional experience with demonstrable ability to study at Level 7.
  • Credit transfer and Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning
  • (maximum 40 credits at Level 7) will be possible. If credit transfer is sought for taught research methods modules, then this should have been completed within the last 5 years.
  • International applicants – IELTS or Trinity ISE tests taken at UK government-approved test centres will be considered as Secure English Language Tests (SELT).
  • English language requirement - IELTS 6 with no element below 5.5. Applications must also include personal statement

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

International Students: Because this pathway is part-time and requires a current NMC/HCPC registration and access to a clinical environment, this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

International Students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Ask the IEC for assistance...

If you want advice or a general chat about what’s available contact the International Education Centre on +44 (0) 1248 382028 or email international@bangor.ac.uk

Apply

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

Need help applying?

If you have any questions about entry requirements, how to apply or the course you are interested in please do not hesitate to contact Gill Roberts  01248 383544 or by emailing hssa21@bangor.ac.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

International Students: Because this pathway is part-time and requires a current NMC/HCPC registration and access to a clinical environment, this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

Careers and Employability

 This course is especially designed for healthcare professionals working with long term conditions and will enhance employment and promotion opportunities.

Research / Links with Industry

The academics involved with this PGCert have extensive links with external bodies, companies and the 3rd sector, which are fully utilised in ensuring that the modules are relevant to the modern work and research environment graduates will enter. They are also all experienced Nurse practioners who still have active links to the local NHS trust ensuring that modern clinical practice is embedded within the programme.

Further information

Next steps