Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date


Course length

12 weeks


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

It has relevance for all health care professionals, but is particularly useful for those who have an interest in developing their skills of using research in practice, those who participate in clinical decision making and for students who require grounding in essential elements of research methodologies and evidence based practice prior to undertaking independent scholarship.

The module partly utilises a problem based learning approach covers a range of areas including:

Who is this course for

All Health Professionals.

Course team

The module is led by Lorraine Henshaw, Chair of the College of Health and Social Care Research Ethics Committee, Lorraine has an MSc in Health Services Research. The module team are all experienced research active staff from across the subject area.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in appropriate subject or equivalent.

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.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

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.