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This professional development award is aimed at those either already working in a medical administration role or with administrative experience and aims to further develop knowledge and experience gained from the workplace.
This award will develop the competencies required to carry out administrative roles, at intermediate / senior level, within medical administration posts meeting the needs of both private and public sector organisations.
Mandatory units are:
You will also choose three option units which may include:
You will study through a combination of face-to-face lectures in the classroom and online learning via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE).
Duration is flexible. Each units is approximately 40 hours of study.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact your enrolling college for more information.
Administration role in GP practice, hospital or business.
You can progress from the PDA award to complete the full HNC Administration and Information Management
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.