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Course summary

The course is aimed at Operating Department Practitioners who wish to gain a degree qualification. The programme develops current skills and provides enhanced skills development, such as cannulation and catherisation. Having a degree will enable practitioners to access further development via Master's routes, and will also offer opportunities to further career development. You will develop critical analysis skills in the Surgical and Anaesthetic modules, develop and practice enhanced skills within our simulated learning environment and develop the ability to teach in practice. You will enhance your research capabilities and learn how to write for publication. The programme is designed to give you a competitive edge in the workplace, and provides accessibility to career prospects that have restricted access via entry qualifications.


Enhancing Quality of Services through Effective Collaborative Practice; ODP - Anaesthetic Practice 3; ODP - Surgical Practice 3; ODP - Enhanced Perioperative Practice; ODP - Leadership and Education; ODP - Writing for Publication

Assessment method

Assignments; presentations; OSCEs and clinical practice assessment.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements


Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2021 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK students starting this course in 2022/23 are £9,250 per year. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.
Perioperative Practice (top up) at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS