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ACCP Course Structure Selector

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Here you can review the course structure for ACCP and register module choices for your chosen course of study.

The structure of the course will enable the non-medical clinicians to undertake a full systems examination (Child and Adult) and to develop the knowledge and skills to clinically and critically interpret results of tests and investigations.

A flexible, modular structure allows you to study over a three years period starting with the PG Certificate in the first year, then progressing to the PG Diploma in the second and then going on to the MSc stage in the third. The MSc will total 180 CATS, you will be taking an additonal 60 CATS for stage through a set module diet, 60 for the Certicate stage, 120 for the Diploma, 180 for the MSc.

Please review the module structure for each year of the MSc, and when you have done so, register the modules that you wish to take for each constituent part of the MSc by using the links below:





Course Structure

Certicate Stage Modules

Year 1 (PG Cert 60 CATS) : Take 2 Core Modules + 1 Optional Core Module

Module name CATS Core/option
MD938 Critical Care: Advanced Emergency Practice 20 Core
MD939 Critical Care: Critical Care Transfer 20 Core
MD940 Critical Care: Pre-Hospital Special Incident Management 20 Optional Core (take either this module or MD981)
MD981 Clinical Investigations and Diagnostics for Healthcare Professionals 20 Optional Core (take either this module or MD940)

Diploma Stage Modules

Year 2 (PG Diploma 120 CATS ): Take 1 20 CATS Core Module + 40 CATS of Optional Modules

Module name CATS Core/option
MH923/MD915 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care 20 Core
MD982 Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionals 40 Optional Core (take either this module or MD910 & MD987)
MD910 Health Care Ethics 20 Optional Core (take either this module and MD987 or take MD982)
MD987 Community-Based Care 20 Optional Core (take either this module and MD910 or take MD982)

MSc Stage Modules

Year 3 (MSc stage 180 CATS) : Take 2 Core Modules

Module name CATS Core/option
PC950 Professional Project 40 Core
MH928 Introduction to Management in Health Care Organisations 20 Core

Key Facts


Cheryl Grantham/Eva Mussio/Claire Runaghan

Tel: 024 765 73958/74263

Course Leader:
Sarah Quinton


MSc: 3 years part time
PG Dip: 2 years part time
PG Cert: 1 year part time

Study mode: Part-time

Location of study: University of Warwick and Birmingham

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