Faculty of Health Sciences

Practice Teaching in Context

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

The module aims to provide the participants with the opportunity to explore the knowledge base that supports the management of teaching learning and assessing in practice in order to develop the role of the practice educator. It will enable participants to review and evaluate the relevance and significance of the policy environment for education in order to determine the need for change to support practice development. Critically appraise the impact of different professional responsibilities and approaches on the process of learning, responding creatively in a collaborative working environment. Implement and disseminate the evidence base in order to contribute to the development of professional practice enhancing the quality of learning experience. Contextualise their role in leading education in practice whilst recognising and managing competing demands.

This module can be taken as a stand-alone option in the Faculty Professional Development Qualification Scheme (PDQS) or as an optional module of a pathway in the MSc Health Professional Studies Programme.

The module is a requirement for those registrants who are undertaking the Post Graduate Certificate. – Educator in Practice and Post Graduate Certificate – Practice Assessor (Community) programmes.

Starts in: Duration:
January 12 weeks (1 semester)

This module is delivered on Wednesdays on campus (all day).

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

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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

This course is available to UK applicants only.

Evidence of recent academic study normally within the last five years and or potential to achieve level seven outcomes is also required.

Fees and funding

Home: £1,285 (per 20 credit module)