Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 6 and 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date



12 weeks


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

This module covers how clinical supervision in contemporary health care practice has developed; the aims and benefits; the most frequently used theoretical models; reflective practice and learning; barriers to implementation; and evaluation of the impact on practice.

These and other issues are discussed in the context of professional and specialist practice eg. patient safety and clinical/corporate governance.

The sessions include a range of individual and group activities with the emphasis on sharing learning and development throughout. There is also a skills based workshop where you can practice reflection and your skills as a supervisor in a supportive environment with peer and tutor feedback.

Who this course is for 

This module is for registered health care professionals with an interest in clinical supervision.

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

2021/22 Fees (August 2021 - July 2022)

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 £1,000.

How to apply

Level 6

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

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Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.