Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date

September, January, April

Course length

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

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 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

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

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

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