Education in Practice - Single module
Level 7 (30 credits)

NHS Funding available
Part-time study available

3 good reasons to study Education in Practice - Single module at Salford


Focuses on the theoretical background of teaching and learning for use by health professionals


Evaluate your performance and reflect upon effective teaching techniques


Delivered by staff who are experts in their field

Course Summary

You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of the MSc Nursing: Research, Practice, Education, International

This module will explore:

  • Research evidence for adopting various methods of teaching and learning in practice
  • Inter-professional education and learning in a practice context
  • Models of teaching and learning and their application to supporting practice-based education
  • Power in the teacher/patient, staff or co-learner relationship and its influence on practice
  • Ethical practice and professionalism
  • Historical development of practice focused learning: and links to simulated learning environments
  • Relationship between education and practice developments in creating organisational change
  • The role of service users in the education of practitioners
  • Education principles in patient/client involvement in their own care

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be a registered nurse with a graduate or graduate equivalent.

Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply

Supporting information:

You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/7.

Personal statement:

Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module.

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

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).

English Language Requirements

Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency equating to IELTS 7 band score or above.

Suitable For

Qualified nurses who wish to develop their practice further and enhance their career opportunities.


Delivered using a mix of seminars, tutorials, work-based learning and independent study.


  • Evidence-based portfolio of teaching and learning activities, 3500 words - 70%
  • Critical commentary on the organisation and design of the Portfolio, 1,500 words – 30%


Career Prospects

This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. On completion of this module you will understand the relationship between education and practice developments in order to implement organisational change.

Links with Industry

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.

Further Study

Fees and Funding

Fees 2016-17

Type of StudyFee

Fees 2017-18

Type of StudyFee
Part-time£1,230 per 30 credit module

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:

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.

The Postgraduate Bursaries and Scholarships for 2017-18 entry are currently under review and subject to change. A revised schedule of scholarships and bursaries will be published in Spring 2017.