Faculty of Health Sciences

Aspects of Child and Family Health

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

The overall aim of this module is to introduce students to the key issues affecting child health in contemporary society and the impact that health decisions and health choices have on children and their families. The module aims to enable students to:

  1. Understand the range of definitions of physical, emotional, mental and sexual health for children and young people
  2. Explore factors which influence health and well being
  3. Consider how children, young people and their families experience health and express perceived health needs
  4. Reflect upon the provision of health care for children and young people in UK

Starts in: Duration:
January 12 weeks (1 semester)

This module is delivered on Wednesday mornings on campus.

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

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Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking.

Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

It is a requirement of the programme that all students will have completed a satisfactory DBS check and Occupational Health Screening prior to commencing the programme.

Fees and funding

Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module)

International: Please contact 

Funding may be available through your employer.