Online course details

UK/EU fee

£840 (2020/21)

International fee

£840 (2020/21)

Course level

Level 6

Course credits

20 credits

Start date

21 September 2020 or 25 January 2021 or 24 May 2021

Course length

10 weeks

Mode of study

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

This short course prepares practitioners with a remit for education to develop the skills and knowledge to facilitate effective learning and holistically assess the total performance of a range of learners in their health or social care workplace. Development of an interprofessional learning culture underpinned by evidence based practice and reflection on the role of a practitioner educator will be integral to this course.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  1. Analyse a range of teaching and learning theory and apply to your own practice
  2. Identify barriers to assessment in your workplace and critically review assessment theory related to practice based assessment
  3. Develop a learning culture in your workplace supporting colleagues and learners to achieve your goals.

Course content

You will focus on the following areas:

Benefits

Offset course credits towards another qualification

Once you’ve completed this course you may be able to offset the 20 credits towards our online Integrative Health and Social Care BSc (Hons) Top-Up, Perioperative Practice (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) or the Nursing Studies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons). This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

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Discovering Online Learning Webinar

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 16.00 - 17.00

During this hour-long webinar, we’ll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner with the University of Derby Online Learning.

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Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2020 and August 2021.

UK/EU fee: £840

International fee: £840

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

You will:

English language qualification

You'll also normally require one of the following English language qualifications:

If English is not your first language, or you have not successfully completed your highest level of qualification in English, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

We may accept other equivalent English Language qualifications with supporting evidence so please provide full details with your application.

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) for health professionals

If you are employed by the NHS in the East Midlands (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire or Northamptonshire) you may be eligible for fee-free access to this course.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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Who will teach you

Dr Jan Royal-Fearn

Dr Jan Royal-Fearn
Programme leader

As a Lecturer in Healthcare Practice, Jan Royal-Fearn focuses on practice education and support in nursing. She leads on mentorship in practice modules and on education for student supervision and assessment roles.

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