Skin Cancer (Clinical Examination and Case Management)
Attendance mode: Part-time
This module is suitable for students from a range of clinical backgrounds, who follow up and care for people who have received a diagnosis of skin cancer.
This module aims to:
- Develop knowledge and skills related to the principles of anatomical examination and pathophysiology underpinning patient assessment
- Enhance clinical skills associated with assessment, in order to undertake safe examination for people diagnosed with skin cancer
- Develop a critical understanding of the disease processes for skin cancer and the skills required to assess and manage these clients within professional boundaries and protocols
- Identify opportunities to enhance patient care and service delivery
At the Faculty of Health Studies, University of Bradford, you can choose to study for individual modules, a named award or build module credits through the SSPRD Framework for Flexible Learning to achieve an award relevant to your professional needs.
The Framework for Flexible Learning in Health and Social Care is a Faculty-wide academic structure for Specialist Skills and Post-Registration Development. It offers students increased flexibility and choice in the modules and courses that can be undertaken and it is also responsive to employer needs. The flexibility also allows you to move from one award to another if your career changes or you take time out from regular studying. Shared teaching and research expertise from across the Faculty is offered through interdisciplinary teaching across our core research modules.
The Faculty of Health Studies is regionally, nationally and internationally recognised for its teaching and research, and works with a number of healthcare partners to ensure clinical excellence.
Applicants are required to be currently practising in a relevant field and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Health and Care Professions Council.
The modules for this course can be found in the latest programme specification.
This module is provided as part of this interdisciplinary Framework within the Faculty of Health Studies. The Framework enables students to create an individualised programme of study that will meet either their needs and/or the employers’ needs for a changing diverse workforce within a modern organisation.
The modules and academic awards are presented in areas representing employment practice or work based or clinical disciplines.
Whilst some students can build their own academic awards by choosing their own menu of module options, other students will opt for a named academic award. The Framework also provides the option for students to move from their chosen named award to another award if their job or personal circumstances change and they need to alter the focus of their studies. The majority of named awards also offer students, the option of choosing at least one module, sometimes more, from across the Faculty module catalogue enabling them to shape their award more specifically to their needs.
Learning activities and assessment
Module assessment includes written case studies, and the achievement of clinical competencies (for which a clinical assessor is required).
Career support and prospects
The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.
Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.
Fees, Finance and Scholarships
- Home/EU: £1,500 (standard 30 credit module fee)
- Home/EU: £1,545 (standard 30 credit module fee)
Tuition fees are subject to review for students starting their course in subsequent years. See our Fees and Financial Support website for more details.
Funding for eligible staff within the region will be reviewed by Health Education England (HEE) in the coming months for the 2017/18 academic year. We advise all applicants to apply as normal for 2017/18 courses and further information will be provided as soon as it is available.
How do I find out more?
Steps to Postgraduate Study
Find out more about studying at a postgraduate level on the official, independent website Steps to Postgraduate Study (link opens in new window).
How to apply
If you wish to apply for a module at the Faculty of Health Studies please download our module application form below:
- SSPRD individual module application form (pdf, 106 KB)
- SSPRD individual module application form (docx, 51 KB)
Return completed forms to the FoHS recruitment team via email.
This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.