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Enabling Learning in Contemporary Healthcare

Key information

Course Leader: Saadye Ali Saadye Ali and Carys Armstrong-Griffiths

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: Taught

Learner Hours: Scheduled Hours - 30, Independent Hours - 120

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 50


  • 06/02/2025

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 15 credits in this 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 EU/Overseas, or for returning students that are on a course leading to an award. Click here for Fees and Funding information or email us.

Course Overview

Through this module, students will develop a wide range of transferable skills relating to the advancement of teaching, learning and assessment in practice and academic settings. Students will be enabled to articulate their understanding of pedagogic research and educational theories and their application to practice−based learning. This module facilitates students to advance their understanding of personal and professional development needs and lead strategic educational developments in the practice arena. Students are supported through tutorials with the module team as either group or individual sessions. Taught sessions will be utilised to offer a forum for professional debate and enquiry and as a means of bolstering personal and professional development in relation to the advancement of clinical skills and knowledge.

The module content will include teaching and learning activities relating to the learning outcomes associated with this module including:

  • Enabling effective inter-professional teaching, learning and assessment in practice.
  • Reviewing the current national and local educational standards related to education in practice.
  • Evaluating pedagogical research and educational theories and their applicability in practice
  • Developing and maintaining resilience in practice
  • Inclusivity within the learning environment
  • Enagaging in active learning and life-long approach to professional development.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding:

Successful students will typically:

  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of interprofessional teaching, learning & assessment strategies, and their application to learning in practice.
  2. Critically reflect and analyse experiences of being a role model, educator, supervisor, coach and mentor, evidencing own learning and development.
  3. Critically engage with pedagogical research and educational theories, considering their applicability within clinical practice.

Intellectual, Practical and Transferable Skills:

Successful students will typically:

  1. Enable and support individuals and the wider team to identify learning and development needs.
  2. Develop and utilise a strategic approach that advocates for and contributes to a culture of organisational learning that inspires future and existing staff.
  3. Engage with technological tools to articulate and convey a strategic approach to learning and development within their own organisations.


Students will prepare and present a proposed strategic approach for interprofessional teaching learning and assessment in practice to evidence underpinning knowledge and understanding of pedagogical research and educational theory and their application in practice.