Explore critical thinking, listening and appraisal at doctoral level
Explore and reflect on research methodologies and their application in the professional context
Delivered by staff who are experts in their field
You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of the Professional Doctorate (Health and Social Care)
This module is a taster to doctoral work and full peer and academic support is offered in a safe environment. Help is also offered with research proposal writing. Those who have completed this module can progress to our full five year Professional Doctorate (Health and Social Care) programme.
This module will explore:
An honours degree and/or Masters degree and relevant professional experience.
Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply
You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/7.
Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module.
We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).
If your first language is not English you must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.5 band score or above are proof of this.
A wide range of professionals including those in senior health or social care management, strategy, practice, specialist, consultant and educator roles.
It is delivered using our virtual learning environment, podcasts, peer learning and mini-lectures.
This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. On completion of this module you will have the necessary critical thinking, listening and appraisal skills to go onto further study at doctoral level.
We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector, which in turn help you provide a better service.
Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules
All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.
North West SHA-SLA funded applications
If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Self funded applications
If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.