Faculty of Health Sciences

Study Skills for Lifelong Learning in Health and Social Care

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

Please select a level

What you'll study

The purpose of the module is to provide a refresher course for students on the basics of studying at higher education level and to update students on the current technology and tools. The module will explore the key principles and theories of study in higher education. The aim is to equip the students with up to date study skills and to develop their analytic and critical thinking skills.

The module is practical in nature, comprising of face-to-face workshops, some on-line sessions along with some elements of self-directed study plus weekly tasks done using the virtual learning environment. The students are guided by the workshops and individual academic supervision and are also expected to direct their own learning.

The course is assessed by an assignment plus a learning portfolio that is built up over the course of the module.

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

This module is delivered on Tuesday mornings.

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

This course is available to UK applicants only.

Applicants are required to have experience of study at higher education level.

Fees and funding

Home: £1,540 (per 20 credit module)