Evaluating Research and Evidence to Advance Practice 15 Credits Level 11; ECTS points 7.5
To enable students to develop the ability to critically analyse research methods and critically review literature to inform an area of practice.
Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.
2. What you will study
- The integration and relation of research methodologies and designs of available evidence in a selected area of practice.
- How to formulate research questions and justify different research designs and methods to answer specific questions in their area of practice.
- How to reflect upon governance issues and ethical considerations in practice.
- How to appraise processes for data management and analysis relevant to their area.
- How to evaluate strategies for disseminating and implementing evidence in practice.
3. How you will learn
The module is delivered using a blend of face to face (2 single study days) and online methods (including online chat, virtual classroom and discussion forums). Students will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.
4. Entry Requirements
This module is suitable for registered nurses, midwives and allied health care professionals who wish to learn the nature of nursing research and how it relates to complex health care systems in practice.
Normally, applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study; however, if this is not the case, interested individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances.
5. Course Fees
For Academic Year 2017/2018
- £650 .
- £1165 .
For Academic Year 2015/2016
- £650 .
- £1165 .
For Academic Year 2014/2015
- £630 .
- £1130 .
For Academic Year 2013/2014
- £610 .
- £1100 .
For Academic Year 2012/2013
- £640 for the course
- £1100 for the course
For Academic Year 2011/2012
- £400 course
Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.For further information see Student Finance pages
6. How to apply
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