Accelerated programmes

Accelerated or shortened pre-registration courses are available in certain clinical professions.

Typically, these courses allow graduates of other subject disciplines to undertake approved pre-registration training in two years instead of three or four. This is because accreditation for prior experiential learning (APEL) can be given by the university. Such courses are available in:

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There are also accelerated courses in medicine and dentistry. These generally take four years instead of the standard five. 

You can search for approved accelerated courses using our course finder. Alternatively, approved courses, including accelerated programmes, are listed on the websites of the relevant professional body:

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