Taught course

Education in Practice - Single module

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants should be a registered nurse with a graduate or graduate equivalent. Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply. Supporting information: You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/ 7. Personal statement: Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module. Suitable For: Qualified nurses who wish to develop their practice further and enhance their career opportunities. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

Months of entry


Course content

Three good reasons to study Education in Practice - Single module at Salford:

  • Focuses on the theoretical background of teaching and learning for use by health professionals
  • Evaluate your performance and reflect upon effective teaching techniques
  • Delivered by staff who are experts in their field

Course Summary

You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of the MSc Nursing: Research, Practice, Education, International

This module will explore:

  • Research evidence for adopting various methods of teaching and learning in practice
  • Inter-professional education and learning in a practice context
  • Models of teaching and learning and their application to supporting practice-based education
  • Power in the teacher/patient, staff or co-learner relationship and its influence on practice
  • Ethical practice and professionalism
  • Historical development of practice focused learning: and links to simulated learning environments
  • Relationship between education and practice developments in creating organisational change
  • The role of service users in the education of practitioners
  • Education principles in patient/client involvement in their own care

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency equating to IELTS 7 band score or above

Fees and funding

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Module
    part time
    5 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Single Module - 30 Credits.

Course contact details

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