You will learn via a combination of lectures and workshops comprising interactive activities such as small group work and online group discussion. There will be 22 classroom contact hours over four teaching days.
You are required to write a 3,000-word critique of two research papers on a specific topic relevant to your field of practice. The purpose of this assessment is to provide the opportunity to identify research relating to a specific issue in practice and critically evaluate the research methods and design as well as the relevance for practice. The pass mark is 40%.
For CPD students: the course is worth 15 credits, and students will receive a certificate as proof of completion.
This is a Nursing Studies top-up degree programme course. If you wish to complete a top-up degree, please apply directly on the Nursing Studies programme webpage.
If you would still like to complete this course as a CPD student but would like to complete a top-up degree at a later date, please note that you will only be able to transfer a maximum of 30 credits which have been awarded within 5 years prior to the start date of the programme (top-up degree).
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.