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Education in Practice - Single module

Level 7 (30 credits)

School - School of Health and Society

Subject area - Nursing

Start Date(s): September


One Semester, intake September

Fees 2018-19:

2019-20 fees will be displayed shortly.

Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module

In Brief:

  • 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
  • A part-time only course

Course Summary

You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of the MSc Nursing: Research, Practice, Practice (Neoroscience), 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.

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

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.

Fees 2019-20

Fees for entry in 2019 will be displayed shortly.

Fees 2018-19

Type of StudyFee
Part-time£1,260 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, please complete the appropriate application form and send to the University.


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.

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