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Developing Research Skills

This module examines the important role of research in Nursing and the Health Care Professions. You will explore some of the main methods used in health research, the underpinning philosophies and research ethics. This module promotes critical thinking surrounding the consideration and understanding of appropriate research methods, research findings and their application to practice. Outlined in the module guide, is a written piece of work - a proposal to undertake a piece of research. This module is suitable for nurses, midwives and all healthcare professionals who wish to develop their practice through the inclusion of research and evidence-based materials.


City Campus

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: PCPH
Module Code: 3041
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Dawn Coleby



Semester 1

Weekly sessions from 4th October – 6th December. 2-4pm on Tuesdays

Semester X

Weekly sessions from 6th June to 8th August. 2-4pm on Tuesdays