Course details

Module code

6NU501/7NU501

Module level

Level 6 and 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date (usually)

September and January

Course length

12 weeks

Location

Derby Campus

Module description

This module has been designed to develop your knowledge of child development across the age span while highlighting the vulnerability of this age group.

It will encourage an exploration of child developmental theories, including the concepts of attachment and resilience. Assessment tools and models of care will be identified and constructively critiqued. Within the present climate of supporting children to meet their full potential there will be supported debate and discussion around proactive practice and safeguarding issues that are pertinent within the multi-agency practice environment.

The teaching includes lectures, group work, activities and case studies and is enhanced through student engagement. 

Who this course is for

This course is aimed at health care professionals such as Health Visitors, School Nurses, Paediatric Nurses, Radiographers, Social workers, Occupational therapists.

Course leader

Navjot Virk

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

You’ll need to be a registered health care professional.

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £900.

How to apply

Level 6

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact details

EnquiryEmailPhone
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) lbr@derby.ac.uk +44 (0)1332 591992