Faculty of Health Sciences Dissertation/Online Continuing Professional Development Individual module Level of study Please select a level How to apply What you'll study This is the final module for all students taking MSc programmes in the Faculty of Health Sciences This module offers a framework of resources, supervision, processes, outcomes and standards to enable students to develop advanced projects demonstrating the integration of learning and its application to the professional context whilst ensuring return on investment. The module builds on previous iterations of the dissertation to permit a wider range of formats for the presentation of students’ work whilst maintaining an explicit scholarly focus on the rigorous use of method, critical appraisal, effective dissemination strategies, and self-reflection. The aim of the module is to enable students successfully to complete an advanced, evidence-based project in line with their professional priorities and interests and the requirements of scholarship. The module features: A substantial element of independent working An advanced academic project with application to practice and scholarship One to one academic supervision An opportunity for students to specify project-focused assessment criteria within a framework of academic standards Flexibility of format - offering students the opportunity to present their work in the way that best demonstrates that they have achieved the learning outcomes. Emphasis on dissemination strategies A clear focus on evidence-based self-evaluation Peer support at a series of workshops Starts in: Duration: September 36 weeks (3 semesters) January 36 weeks (3 semesters) May 36 weeks (3 semesters) Get in touch Module Leader Professor Peter Draper +44 (0)1482 463103 Admissions Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit. Find out more Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking. Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners. Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities. Entry requirements Students are required to have successfully completed 120 credits at level 7. Related courses Evidence Based Practice Healthcare Improvement Project Independent Project (for perioperative practice) Quantitative Methods Research and Evidence Applied to Practice Research and Literature Review Methods Applied Qualitative Research Methods Fees and funding Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module) International: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Funding may be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.