Independent Scholarship (all health professionals) - Level 7
About this module
This Independent Scholarship (IS) module is for students wishing to complete the Masters in Advanced Practice/ Community Specialist Practice or Specialist Community Public Health Nursing.
You will need to have already completed the Postgraduate Diploma award in Advanced Practice/Community Specialist Practice or Specialist Community Public Health Nursing, and have undertaken a research methods module or have equivalent experience.
The module is studied by distance learning and allows you to complete individually directed study relating to a chosen area of practice in the form of a dissertation, thesis or practice based project.
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? All Health Professionals
Module level: Level 7
Module credits: 60 credits
On completion of this module you will:
- Demonstrate the ability to work independently; developing thought-through courses of action determined by a comprehensive awareness of techniques applicable to your own scholarship.
- Critically appraise sources of evidence relating to a chosen area of practice in order to present an academic position.
- Respond to ethical issues and dilemmas when conducting independent scholarship.
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.