School of Nursing

Undergraduate Credit Fundamentals of History Taking and Physical Assessment for the Adult Patient/Client

Undergraduate Credit Part-time 10 weeks

Undergraduate Credit
Start date(s)
26 September 2024,13 January 2025,6 May 2024
Course specifications
Course length
Part-time (10 weeks)
Campus location
University: Walsall Campus,University: City Campus
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Why choose this course?

This stand-alone module introduces the process of history taking, along with the knowledge, techniques and skills needed to perform a basic physical health assessment of an adult. You will be able to effectively communicate with patients to determine their care needs for yourself and fellow practitioners, using that assessment to inform practical application of your patient’s treatment. In addition, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the legislative and professional frameworks underpinning this aspect of nursing practice.

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Location Mode Fee Year
Home Part-time £933 per year# 2023-24
Home Part-time £933 per year# 2023-24
Home Part-time £ per year# 2024-25

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# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

To access Fundamentals of History Taking and Physical Assessment for the Adult Patient/Client.

  • you must be a registered healthcare professional with evidence of the ability to study at academic level 6.
    • You will be in a role which requires you to undertake and report on the outcome of the physical assessment of your patient.
  • Self-funding:

    If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to pay.


    Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

    If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

    We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.

    Financial Hardship:

    Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

    Bursaries and Scholarships:

    In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

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