Work Based Learning for Contemporary Nursing

Key information

Level: 7

Credits: 30

Mode of delivery: Taught

Learner Hours: Scheduled Hours - 50, Independent Hours - 250

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40


  • 05/06/2023

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 30 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

Students are encouraged to contact the Course Leader before completing enrolment on the module to discuss their ideas for a project. 

Students must be employed in a health care setting. 

Students who have already successfully completed the Level 6 Work Based Learning module may not study this module.

Course Overview

The aim of this module is to take the lead in the development and implementation of practice-based initiatives that reflect currently perceived best practice and demonstrate through critical reflection, self-assessment and personal development planning, their understanding of their role as leaders, change agents and role models in the post-Francis Inquiry era.


The assessment for this module will be:

  • Coursework 100% - Portfolio of evidence consisting of three elements: a rationale for the project, an action plan using SMART objectives and a reflective piece which examines the nurse's project experience and personal development. The assessment comprises a total of 5000 words.

For further assessment details please contact the Course Lead.