Professional Course

Developing as an Evidence Based Practitioner

Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September, January, April


12 weeks


Distance learning

Module description

Content will include the importance of evidence based practice, guidance on how to conduct a literature search to identify appropriate evidence and foundational knowledge of research methodology to enable students to critically appraise evidence within their area of practice.  The module will also facilitate the development of skills required to engage with Master’s level study such as critical reading, writing and thinking.

This module is distance learning, delivered online and equates to 200 hours of study. Students will be supported by a module tutor via phone, skype and/or email.

Who this course is for

All health and social care professionals, nursing and paramedic, occupational therapy, pharmacists, ultrasonography

Course team

This module is staffed by lecturers from the College of Health and Social Care with expertise in supporting students who study at Master’s level.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

You'll usually need:

Fees and funding

If you are funding your own study, the module price will be confirmed shortly.

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