Skip to main content

Clinical Practice BSc

UCAS code: Not applicable. Apply direct to the university.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Part time
Duration:
2 - 5 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Looking for a way to boost your skills without putting your career on hold? Study areas you're interested in, at your own pace, to gain a BSc from King's College London. The part-time programme fits around you and your needs. Whether you want to explore a new specialism, or discover the latest thinking behind evidence-based practice, you'll find a host of modules to help you in your day to day role. The Clinical Practice BSc at King’s College London offers a flexible opportunity for qualified healthcare professionals to study for the degree qualification part-time. While there is no set timetable for the course, it must be completed within five years.

Key benefits

  • Put King's on your CV. We're the No.1 nursing faculty in the UK, and No.2 in the world (QS World Rankings 2019).
  • King’s College London offers exciting opportunities at world-class teaching hospitals.
  • Our study courses are delivered by internationally renowned clinicians and academics.
  • Pick from a wide range of modules relevant to your area of practice in adult, children's or mental health nursing.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

You’re likely to be a nurse who has completed a diploma or equivalent in the UK or abroad – we’ve designed this course to give you the opportunity to top up your qualification to a degree and update your skills. You only need to complete two compulsory modules for this course. Then, it’s up to you to tailor your learning and explore the topics relevant to your area of practice.

Course Aims

  • We designed the course for working healthcare professionals. So it’s flexible with timings, and adjustable to your interests.
  • From research methods to national policy knowledge, we’ll provide you with the tools to broaden your understanding of clinical practice.
  • Because there are only two required modules, your study is based around your practice area and your goals. We have a whole host of post-registration modules for you to choose from, in everything from neonatal to liver disease as well as non-medical prescribing and advanced assessment.

Base campuses

campus guys
Guy’s Campus

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Dental Institute are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

waterloo-banner
Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

NEV-main-Denmark-Hill-Campus
Denmark Hill Campus

Home to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and also provides facilities to the Dental Institute.

St Thomas
St Thomas’ Campus

Located near Waterloo Campus and home of continuing medical and dental teaching, as well as a museum dedicated to Florence Nightingale.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Please contact the Programme Leader, Amanda McNaughton at amanda.mcnaughton@kcl.ac.uk

Teaching methods - what to expect

You can expect regular contact hours for each module of the study course, and this

will include seminars, tutorials and workshops. Some areas of the course are designed to promote independent study supported by individual or group supervision, contact hours for these modules will be adjusted accordingly. Modules are delivered by blended learning or online.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Reports
  • Essays
  • Portfolios
  • Written Examinations

Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment may typically include written assignments such as essays and portfolios.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they may change if the course modules change.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits.

This is a one-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Tuition Fees

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for:
  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Students may need to provide their own study materials such as computers
  • If a student is required to work in a specific clinical setting where they are not employed they are liable for any costs incurred.
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Graduation costs
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses
  • Any costs incurred as a result of working in a specific clinical setting where you are not employed
  • For further undergraduate funding information, please visit our fees and funding webpages.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video
No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

You’re likely to be a nurse who has completed a diploma or equivalent in the UK or abroad – we’ve designed this course to give you the opportunity to top up your qualification to a degree and update your skills. You only need to complete two compulsory modules for this course. Then, it’s up to you to tailor your learning and explore the topics relevant to your area of practice.

Course Aims

  • We designed the course for working healthcare professionals. So it’s flexible with timings, and adjustable to your interests.
  • From research methods to national policy knowledge, we’ll provide you with the tools to broaden your understanding of clinical practice.
  • Because there are only two required modules, your study is based around your practice area and your goals. We have a whole host of post-registration modules for you to choose from, in everything from neonatal to liver disease as well as non-medical prescribing and advanced assessment.

Base campuses

campus guys
Guy’s Campus

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Dental Institute are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

waterloo-banner
Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

NEV-main-Denmark-Hill-Campus
Denmark Hill Campus

Home to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and also provides facilities to the Dental Institute.

St Thomas
St Thomas’ Campus

Located near Waterloo Campus and home of continuing medical and dental teaching, as well as a museum dedicated to Florence Nightingale.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Please contact the Programme Leader, Amanda McNaughton at amanda.mcnaughton@kcl.ac.uk

Teaching methods - what to expect

You can expect regular contact hours for each module of the study course, and this

will include seminars, tutorials and workshops. Some areas of the course are designed to promote independent study supported by individual or group supervision, contact hours for these modules will be adjusted accordingly. Modules are delivered by blended learning or online.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Reports
  • Essays
  • Portfolios
  • Written Examinations

Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment may typically include written assignments such as essays and portfolios.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they may change if the course modules change.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits.

This is a one-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Tuition Fees

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for:
  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Students may need to provide their own study materials such as computers
  • If a student is required to work in a specific clinical setting where they are not employed they are liable for any costs incurred.
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Graduation costs
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses
  • Any costs incurred as a result of working in a specific clinical setting where you are not employed
  • For further undergraduate funding information, please visit our fees and funding webpages.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Part time
Duration:
2 - 5 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Open days and events

Chat with current students and King's staff to find out about the courses we offer, life at King's and ask any questions you may have.

Explore more

Accommodation

Take a look at our comfortable, safe residences to suit your budget, located close to King's teaching campuses.

Campus life

Art, food, music, shopping – you'll never find yourself with nothing to do in the world's most vibrant city.

Life in London

Information about living in London, including events, budgeting and expenses, travel and safety.

Student support

During your time at King's College London, a range of academic and personal support and guidance is available to you.