Integrating Research with Professional Practice

Key information

Course Leader: Aileen Wilson

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: Taught

Learner Hours: Scheduled Hours - 28, Independent Hours - 122

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40


  • 25/01/2023
  • 28/09/2022

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 15 credits in the 2022/23 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.

Applications from those who have no previous level 6 study will be considered on an individual basis but will first need to meet with the admissions tutor, Aileen Wilson, to discuss their application.                                                                         

If you have non-UK academic qualifications you will need to supply evidence of comparability. The organisation ECCTIS will supply this for a reasonable fee

You should also have current professional registration (e.g NMC, HCPC etc) and be employed as a health care professional in an appropriate setting.

Course Overview

The emphasis in this module will be on the use and relevance of research skills in assessing, developing and evaluating practice. A variety of secondary sources of quantitative and qualitative information will be examined in the context of evidence based practice.


The assessment for this module will be:

  • Coursework 1, 100% - A research proposal/ essay which examines how knowledge of research may be used to refine understanding/ address a clinical issue. 

For further assessment details please contact the Course Lead.