University of Winchester

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The University of Winchester

Community Rehabilitation (Taught)

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Course summary

The programme will enable you to study, at Master’s level, a defined pathway through the postgraduate certificate in community rehabilitation. The core modules are designed to link with your clinical practice setting where you will complete a supervised practice portfolio in support of your learning. Mental and Public Health will be threaded through out the core module, as well as the components of Advanced Practice (Leadership, Education, Clinical Practice and Research) in an integrated way enabling you to demonstrate these components in practice. There will be some element of options available in a choice between two of the three: Community Rehabilitation for Long Term Conditions; Community Rehabilitation for Health Ageing; Mental Health in Non-Mental Health settings. The programme will rely on your multi-professional credentials and there is an expectation that you will participate and support the learning of others throughout the course. On successful completion of this programme, the student will be able to: 1. Critically analyse and selectively apply clinical knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary to undertake holistic, and person-centred assessment of students within Community settings, taking account of relevant contexts, specifically in relation to Population Health and Mental Health, to reach a justifiable diagnosis, assessment, and management of risk (UNSDG Goal 3, Good Health and Well Being, 11, Sustainable Cities & Communities, & 12, Responsible Consumption and Production) (K&U) (S&OA). 2. Apply and evidence appropriate therapeutic regimes, follow up and other specific interventions. To critically appraise effectiveness of differing forms of consultation, communication and management strategies utilised to initiate and manage change, inspire, and motivate others, promote co-operation, and lead practice (UNSDG Goal 4, Quality Education) (S&OA) 3. Critically analyse determinants and boundaries of legally and ethically acceptable practice, particularly in relation to implementing change through new ways of working and the management of risk. Demonstrate critical analysis of evidence necessary to initiate, apply and manage change and innovation at the leading edge of practice to optimise health improvement opportunities for students (UNSDG Goal 3, Good Health and Well Being & 4, Quality Education), particularly those harder to reach communities, and the wider population (UNSDG Goal 10, Reduce Inequalities) (K&U) (S&OA). 4. Critically reflect on and evaluate their role as a Community Care Practitioner in the facilitation and demonstrate of a commitment to lifelong learning, continuing professional development, and the development and application of evidenced based leadership skills (UNSDG Goal 4, Quality Education) (K&U) (S&OA).

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

Applicants should: - Be registered with an appropriate professional healthcare body in the UK (for example, HCPC, NMC, RCOT, GPC, Social Work England) and should normally have a minimum of three years post-registration experience. - Be working for a minimum of 15 hours a week in a clinical setting with the backing of your employer or manager and supervision arrangement in place. - Normally hold an appropriate first degree, if the applicant have not been awarded an appropriate first degree, then the following applies; Applicants who have 60 or more level-6 credits or a non-honours degree meet the entry requirements if all 60 credits have been awarded in the last five years, otherwise applicants would normally be expected to demonstrate their ability to study at this level by completing an appropriate level-7 module before enrolment.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6An overall score of 6.0, including 5.5 in writing is required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £3260 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £3260 Whole course
England £3260 Whole course
Northern Ireland £3260 Whole course
Scotland £3260 Whole course
Wales £3260 Whole course

Additional fee information

For further information about any additional costs associated with this course please see the individual course page on the University of Winchester website (
Community Rehabilitation at University of Winchester - UCAS