Mental health nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences

Research and Literature Review Methods

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

Practitioners in all health professional disciplines need to understand the principles of research, know how knowledge is created and can be evaluated, and apply the findings of research in the practice setting. The overall purpose of this module is to enable students systematically to identify and critically evaluate research that informs important aspects of their practice.

This module is distinctive in that it is the only module offered in the FHS at Level 7 to specifically address research methods and the critical evaluation of published research- skills fundamental to evidence-based practice. This module is offered as a blended module, that provides a comprehensive scaffold that guides independent learning and is supported by two hour weekly discussion meetings in a campus environment.

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

This module is delivered on Thursdays on campus (6 all day sessions).

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

Candidates should demonstrate evidence of recent successful study at level 6 in the 5 years prior to enrolment.

Fees and funding

Funding may be available through your employer. 

Home: £1,285 (per 20 credit module)

Online applications for this course will be accepted soon.