Independent Scholarship - OT - Level 7
About this module
In the current climate of todays health and social care delivery system practitioners are required to use evidence based practice. The Independent Study will give the you the opportunity to investigate in detail a chosen area of practice relevant to your profession.
The module will consolidate knowledge of the research process and methodology, and enable you to transfer these skills to investigate, critically evaluate and reflect on aspects of practice within your chosen speciality.
Continuing Professional Development
CPD is a core element of every health and social care professional's development journey. We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6 and 7), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.
Which professions is this module aimed at? Occupational Therapy
Start dates are usually: September, January, April
Module level: Level 7
Module credits: 60 credits
On completion of the Independent Scholarship you will be able to:
- Demonstrate a masters level of research competence through personal experience of a substantive piece of research, or through a dissertation.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the social, psychological, and ethical dimensions of your study.
- Present a clear, written recording of the process undertaken, together with presentation of any appropriate data.
- Evaluate the outcomes of inductive and/or deductive analysis with regard to the material under consideration.
If you're self-funding, then the team you need to contact depends upon how you wish to study. Some modules are available online whereas others are studied on campus, through distance learning or a mixture of the two.