Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 6

Module credits

20 credits

Start date

September and January

Course length

12 weeks


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

The need for improved clinical effectiveness dictates that healthcare practitioners’ respond to an ever increasing body of knowledge and scientific rationale, in order to practice on a foundation of best available evidence, whilst meeting both government and international agendas for clinical governance and greater expectations from patients.

This module explores Evidence Based Practice; the practical skills and knowledge required in searching for the best available evidence and the critical understanding of different sources of evidence, in order to promote and implement clinically effective care and decision-making.

Course team

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

Ability to study at level 6

Fees and funding

2019/20 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 £800.

How to apply

Level 6

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) E: T: +44 (0)1332 591992

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Minimum numbers

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