This BSc (Hons) Professional Practice is a flexible programme designed to enable suitably qualified and experienced practitioners to ‚top up’ a Level 5 qualification to a degree, through a number of different pathways. This course can also be studied full-time over one year, or spread over up to six years.
The course requires you to complete a total of 120 credits at Level 6, typically from four 30 credit modules. You can choose the modules you wish to study from a number of options depending on your study interests or the pathway you wish to follow.
For this course one of the following core modules must be studied:
- PP619 Psychosocial Interventions and assessment in Mental Health
- PP666 Physical Health Care Skills for Mental Health Practitioners
The final module is also core and must be either the Dissertation module or the Research and Innovation in Practice module.
Year 1 Modules
- Dissertation (optional)
- Select 60 credits from the BSc/BA Optional Module menu. (See programme specification)
- Physical Health Care Skills for Mental Health Practitioners (optional)
- Psychosocial Interventions and Assessment in Mental Health (optional)
- Research and Innovation in Practice (optional)
What are my career prospects
This course offers a grounding that enables health care professionals to knowledgeably manage patients within their specialist field. As a successful graduate you will have a desirable qualification for career progression, including highly sought after jobs.
Further opportunities for successful students include studying at master’s level towards an award in a relevant field of advanced practice, for example MSc Advanced Practice.
Watch a video to hear how some of our students have balanced their work commitments with part-time study.
The Big Deal
At Bucks, we believe in putting our students first. That’s why our Students’ Union have developed our exclusive ‘Big Deal’ package. We’re the only university in the UK to offer free access to such a diverse and exciting range of activities – all to enrich the university experience.
We offer FREE events and entertainment, additional skills workshops, sports, recreational activities, societies and paid student rep schemes. All at one of the top 10 Students’ Unions in the UK. It’s a big deal!