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Developing health and professional practice through independent study

This module allows you to develop and explore in depth an area of developing and/or developed health and professional practice. In negotiation with your manager or module leader, an area of new or continuing developed study will be identified.

Building on prior achievements concerning your knowledge and experience you will take forward an area of developing health and professional practice using the framework of independent contracted learning

This is an independent study module and you will be required to negotiate individual tutorials with the relevant supervisor/s to discuss the learning outcomes of the module. The content for this module will be influenced by your choice of topic to study. You will be required to critically examine a topic independently.

It is anticipated that the module will provide the opportunity to critically examine an issue which is relevant to your current practice. Critical analysis of professional practice is also encouraged using a national and international perspective.

Entry Criteria

  • Ability to study at Masters level (minimum of 2.2 first degree OR evidence of degree level study) and evidence of recent study

Key information

Module Category: MPHE
Module Code: 5204
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 7

Module leader

Dr Jane Rutty
E: jrutty@dmu.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)116 2013 897

Semesters

Semester 1 2016

This module runs twice per academic year via negotiated individual tutorials.  There are only three classroom sessions at the beginning, middle and end of the module on:

  • 10.00 - 12.00 Monday 3 October
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Monday 24 October
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Monday 12 December

Semester 2 2017

This module runs twice per academic year via negotiated individual tutorials.  There are only three classroom sessions at the beginning, middle and end of the module on:

  • 10.00 - 12.00 Monday 30 January
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Monday 20 February
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Monday 3 April

 

 
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