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Study Fundamentals of Forensic Healthcare Practice at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.

The underpinning knowledge base of this core 30 credit undergraduate module in the forensic healthcare pathway requires students to address expectations of national and local directives aimed at improving the standards of forensic health care in partnership with service providers and commissioners.

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About this course

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Forensic health care is an area of specialisation that involves the assessment, treatment and management of people who are both mentally disordered (or learning disabled) and whose behaviourhas led or could lead to offending. This module is the first of two 30 credit modules for those who are currently employed, or are seeking employment in a forensic healthcare setting.

This module is available as a standalone module / credit bearing module.

Linked programmes

BSc (Hons) Health and Wellbeing,


100% Coursework


Module runs over a 12 week period in total. All students are expected to attend all classes associated with the programme and be punctual and regular in attendance (where applicable). Attendance will be monitored at the University and Employers are informed of all absences.

Module may also be available at Magee Campus if numbers permit.

Entry requirements

  • Satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as set out in the prospectus or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
  • Normally required to hold a level 5 Diploma in Nursing (or equivalent) but the initial offer standard may vary from year to year.
  • English language requirements for international applicants. Please contact the module co-ordinator

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017
How to apply


Interested self-funded candidates should make a direct application using the University's online application system which can be accessed via the University homepage or by using the following link:

Anyone who will be receiving a Commissioned place from the Department of Health (DoH) in Northern Ireland) via their HSC Trust should contact the Practice Education Team in their Health and Social Care Trust in order to obtain a Commissioned Application Form. The HSCT will manage your application. Please DO NOT apply directly via the University online application system.

How to apply

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017

Fees and funding

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Northern Ireland & EU:

Fees information

Please note fees displayed are for 2016/17 Academic Entry. Fees are correct at the time of publishing.



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