Learning, Teaching and Assessment (Nursing and Midwifery)
You will learn generic cognitive skills and employ a critical pedagogical approach to learning, teaching and assessment using appropriate methods taking cognisance of the subject and the level of the academic programme consistent with institutional, professional requirements and guidelines.
You’ll exercise appropriate critical judgement to create an effective and supportive student-centred learning environment which respects students as equal, individual, autonomous learners whilst recognising and promoting the value of reasonable adjustments and diversity.
You’ll critically appraise student learning activities and/or programmes of study, including the appropriate choice of learning technology, to achieve the intended learning outcomes.
You’ll critically reflect on professional practice in the context of Interprofessional Educational learning, teaching and assessment to evidence the application and achievement of professional standards and quality frameworks in higher education (e.g. NMC, HEA and QAA) and continue your own professional development while contributing to a learning community.
You’ll exercise appropriate evidence-based judgement to create an effective and supportive student-centred learning environment with peers both within RGU and practice settings which respects students as equal, individual, autonomous learners whilst recognising and promoting the value of reasonable adjustments and diversity.
Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes. The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
This course is delivered via blended learning which comprises both face-to-face contact and online via our Virtual Learning Environment CampusMoodle.
Using the UK Professional Standards Framework (2011) for supporting teaching and learning in higher education the course enables students who have successfully undertaken modules and earned academic credit to use that credit to gain professional recognition as Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) thus enabling a highly personalised and work relevant experience.
The course content is delivered via three individual SCQF level 11 modules which are aligned to the UKPSF (2011) core knowledge and professional values of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the NMC's (2008) Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in practice.
- Lectures - 30 hours per course
- Independent Study - 200 hours per course
- Placement / Work Based Learning - 70 hours per course
Self-study time is an important part of your success, including work-based learning in your practice settings. The course is delivered face-to-face in lectures and tutorials as well as online and you will be required to access and complete all elements. You will be considered to have strong organisation and self-direction skills.
Staff Delivering on This Course
The course is supported by very-experienced NMC (2008) registered Lecturer/Practice Educators with a wide-range of experience in curriculum development and delivery. Much of the teaching delivery is also supported by a wide-range of subject specialists such as Academic Quality Officers, Technology Enhanced Learning Advisors and Disabilty Advisors.
Typically students are assessed each year:
- 1 ePortfolio with 360 hours of of learning, teaching and assessment practice
- 1 peer reviewing of learning, teaching and assessment practice
- 2 technology enhancement delivery of teaching
We aim to provide you with feedback within 20 working days of hand-in for all written exams, coursework and practical exams.
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
Study Skills Support
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
The course enables you to teach and support learning in a variety of contexts, allowing you to become a competent NMC (2008) Registered Lecturer/Practice Educator, autonomous life-long learner, reflective practitioner and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UKPSF 2011).
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
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For Academic Year 2018/2019
The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:
- The cost of books that you may wish to purchase.
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- Costs associated with your placement / study abroad
- Accommodation and living costs
Robert Gordon University is delighted to offer a 20% loyalty discount on course fees for all alumni who have graduated from RGU.
Postgraduate students will normally make their own arrangements for payment of fees. However, there are a limited number of SAAS funded places on certain postgraduate courses.
There are also sources of funding that are applicable to categories of student.
Scholarships and Financial Awards
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