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Holistic Assessment of Health Needs in Primary Care

Key information

Course Leader: Theresa Titchener

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: blended learning

Learner Hours: Scheduled Hours - 22, Independent Hours - 128

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40


  • 29/09/2023
  • 25/01/2024
  • 23/09/2024

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 15 credits and relates to students assessed as UK/home self-funded for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as EU/Overseas Fees status will normally stay with the student for the remainder of their course. Here you can find further details along with, costs and when your fees need to be paid. You may be able to obtain a Post Graduate student loan, for which you must sign up for the whole MSc programme and not just individual modules or a Post Graduate Diploma, further details can be found at Master’s Loan

Course Overview

Induction Days for new starters is 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th September 2023 - attendance is required.


Course Aims

Build on existing skills and knowledge to facilitate a critical and systematic approach to holistic assessment of patient and family health needs.


Course Content

This module will equip practitioners with the necessary skills and expertise to holistically assess and plan health and social care interventions that are evidence based and promote patient choice and independence.  Students will be encouraged to develop effective communication skills that support working in partnership with patients, families and carers.



The assessment for this course will be:

  • Practical 100% - Objective Structured Clinical Examination.

For further assessment details please contact the course lead.