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Practitioners in Healthcare Ethics, Theology and Care FdA

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 2 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £4940.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

In the work of ministering to people - often at crucial or vulnerable times in life - the healthcare practitioner encounters many challenges, surprises and sacred moments.

By undertaking our Healthcare Ethics, Theology and Care degree course you will have the opportunity to link theory with practice, and identify and work through challenges.

The degree also enables you to reflect deeply on those moments that are formative for you as a healthcare practitioner and often life-changing for people you meet on the journey.

This course is for healthcare practitioners who already have a healthcare placement. We offer the opportunity to learn with and from other healthcare practitioners.

  • Supports and affirms you, as a healthcare worker, in all spheres of your vocation
  • Aids spiritual and theological formation
  • Enables you to make an informed and reflective contribution to the healthcare sector
  • Encourages the development of intellectual resources necessary for critical reflection on practical and ethical issues
  • Fosters a sense of community among healthcare workers
  • Excellent student support
  • Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus

In the work of ministering to people - often at crucial or vulnerable times in life - the healthcare practitioner encounters many challenges, surprises and sacred moments. By undertaking our Healthcare Ethics, Theology and Care degree course you will have the opportunity to link theory with practice, and identify and work through challenges. The degree also...

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Course Content

Year one

  • Bioethics One: Approaches to Healthcare Ethics CORE
  • Care One: The Vocation of the Healthcare Practitioner CORE
  • Dying, Death, Grief and Bereavement  CORE
  • Healthcare Ethics, Theology and Care in Context  CORE
  • Religious Perspectives on Healthcare  CORE
  • The Human Person: Focus of Care CORE

Year two

  • Bioethics Two: Case Studies  CORE
  • Care Two: Person-Centred Care  CORE
  • Pastoral Reflection CORE
  • Religion and Psychology CORE
  • Spirituality CORE
  • Supervised Essay OPTIONAL

Year one Bioethics One: Approaches to Healthcare Ethics CORE Care One: The Vocation of the Healthcare Practitioner CORE Dying, Death, Grief and Bereavement  CORE Healthcare Ethics, Theology and Care in Context  CORE Religious Perspectives on Healthcare  CORE The...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Waldegrave Road

Full Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£4940.00

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Entry Requirements

  • A six unit award at Level 3 such as A-levels, Vocational A-Levels (VCEs), BTEC, Access or NVQ Level 3 is required.
  • A GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English Language is also required.
  • You must be employed in a healthcare setting, (either paid or voluntary) for at least half of the working week
  • A letter of recommendation will be needed to support your application

An informal interview will form part of the application process once a completed application form has been received.

Requirements for other qualifications (including BTECs, Irish Highers, Scottish Highers, International Baccalaureates and Access Courses) are also available. For more information please email apply@stmarys.ac.uk.

To calculate your expected UCAS points, please use the UCAS Tariff calculator.

We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).

International requirements

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).

A six unit award at Level 3 such as A-levels, Vocational A-Levels (VCEs), BTEC, Access or NVQ Level 3 is required. A GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English Language is also required. You must be employed in a healthcare setting, (either paid or voluntary) for at least half of the working week A letter of recommendation will be needed to support your...

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Assessment Methods

For most modules on the programme, assessment consists of a combination of oral presentations, fieldwork reports and essays. There are no formal exams.

For most modules on the programme, assessment consists of a combination of oral presentations, fieldwork reports and essays. There are no formal exams.

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