Advanced Decision Making

Key information

Course Leader: Dr Rosemary Godbold

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: Taught

Learner Hours: Scheduled Hours - 24, Independent Hours - 126

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40


  • 16/05/2022
  • 17/01/2022

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 15 credits in the 2021/22 academic year. This price relates to self-funding students assessed as UK students for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as Overseas, or for returning students that are on a course leading to an award. Click here for Fees and Funding information or email us.

Entry Requirements

You should be a qualified health care professional currently working in an appropriate area of practice.   

Normally students may enter Level 7 study having completed a qualification at Level 6, which is equivalent to an undergraduate degree.

This module forms part of a broader CPD framework which can lead to a postgraduate award or it can be taken as a standalone module for CPD.

Course Overview

This module is aimed at all registered and practicing nurses or midwives, and allied health and social care professionals.

The module involves the critical examination and application of decision making theories and processes to health care practice, including: clinical reasoning models; ethics; policy and legal frameworks; values based decision making; patient and public consultation and inter-professional working.

Learning outcomes

The aims of the module are to enable you to critically analyse and evaluate the process of decision making and problem solving in relation to your own practice and to demonstrate a sound understanding of theoretical models of clinical decision making and problem solving and how they apply to complex patient, service user and carer needs.


The assessment for this module will be:

  • Coursework 100% 

For further assessment details please contact the Course Lead.