Professional Practice Healthcare Courses

Short Course
September 2017

The Professional Practice Programme is the new flexible programme that has replaced the Dimension in Health Care Programme and the BSc (Hons) Mental health Studies, MSc Pain Management and MSc Health and Social Care awards. 

The Professional Practice Programme consists of a selection of modules that can be studied on their own or as part of an award. For help in deciding which modules to study or your outcome award please contact our Professional Navigators on 

Below is a list of the routes offered, route leaders and a link to a list of all the modules and dates they will be running. 

More information will be available in due course.

Professional Practice Programme Route Names
(BSc, BSc (Hons), Graduate Certificate, Post Graduate Certificate, Post Graduate Diploma, MSc
Module/Pathway Leader

Acute Care

Claire Perkins
Adult Acute Mental Health

Andrew Walsh

Burn Care

Jane Leaver

Plastic Surgery

Jane Leaver

Burns and Plastic Surgery

Jane Leaver

Cancer and Haemato-oncology

Alison Simons

Cancer Care

Alison Simons


Sam Toland

Cardiac Care

Simon Dobbs

Child, Adolescence and Young Adulthood Mental Health

Paul Millwood

Community Mental Health

Tony Barlow


Amanda Browne

Forensic Mental Health

Victoria Skerrett


Simon Dobbs
Jane Leaver
Victoria Skerrett
Alison Simons

Healthcare for International Students

Alison Simons

Holistic Healthcare in Later Life

Catherine Jenkins

Infection, Prevention and Control

Shirley Kirnon

Neonatal Critical Care

Sue Ward-Smith

Perioperative Practice

Simon Nixon

Working With Substance Misuse

Kim Moore

Trauma and Orthopaedics






Tissue Viability

Pat Davies

AP (E)L/Academic Skills

Gay Johnson

How to apply

Download the programme dates here

Download the application form here

Please submit your application to the below:

Admissions Division
Birmingham City University
University House
City Centre Campus
15 Bartholomew Row
B5 5JU

This course is not open to International students

Why are courses changing?

John Deane, Head of School of Allied and Public Health Professions explains why we are changing our courses.