Pathophysiology applied to practice, NU3075 Short Course

Pathophysiology applied to practice, NU3075 Short Course

At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: The module is taught over 6 sessions on campus however there is an expectation that students will supplement this with self-directed independent learning of approximately 164 hours.

SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: January 2021

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content

Course Content

The aim of the module is to build on existing knowledge of anatomy and physiology to enable the student to understand the pathogenesis of disease and the effect of this on homeostatic function.

In order to achieve this, students will study a variety of disease processes related to the various physiological systems of the human body.

Learning Environment & Assessment

Written case study - written examination

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

  • Core dimensions 1-6
  • Health and wellbeing 1-8
  • Information and knowledge 1-3
  • General 1-2

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

£765 per 20 credits

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

For further information:

Module information: Robin Richardson, Principal Lecturer 01772 895109 

Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190,

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839