Learn how to select, evaluate and justify the use of various research methodologies and methods, in preparation for your major project.
This module will give you a critical overview of the research processes used within nursing and midwifery and will help you to write a research proposal for your Level 7 Major Project.
With prior knowledge of some research approaches at Level 6, you’ll hone your ability to synthesise and transfer knowledge and evaluate and critically analyse sources.
You can learn face-to-face on campus, or you can study by distance learning. Whichever method you choose, you’ll access content online and will also have an appointed supervisor to support your learning. You’ll submit an assignment electronically.
After the module, you’ll be able to:
This module is taken by students on a variety of Masters courses. You'll usually learn alongside a group of students who bring different academic and/or professional interests to their study.
The teaching and learning strategies we use on this module take into account the features of postgraduate study, including independent and self-directed learning, interdisciplinary discussion and exploration of themes and issues, and the ability to synthesise and transfer knowledge across specialisms. You'll be expected to complete some reading to prepare for each session.
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.
Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.
Study at a time that suits you, using our online learning management system.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Short course continuing professional development (10 weeks)
Short course continuing professional development (12 weeks)
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