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Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Caring Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course gives you the opportunity to study the central aspects of evidence-based practice and to focus these on your specific area of health or social-care practice. The emphasis is on the integration of theory and practice within a multi-professional working and learning environment and intends to develop a lifelong ability to understand how evidence is generated, retrieved, critically appraised and employed in practice. Such a focus ensures you are equipped with the necessary foundations to develop an evidence-based approach to practice throughout your career. The course enables you to: develop the skills and attitudes necessary to perform detailed evidence-based practice and research in your area of interest; develop your understanding of the necessary research methodologies to locate and appraise research relevant to your health or social care practice; develop a lifelong-learning attitude and an inquisitive approach to practice. Successful completion of the course enhances your career prospects by developing your ability to implement evidence-based practice and conduct your own research.

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

In this module you enhance your skills as a professional practicing evidence-based health and social care practitioner. This module also helps your transition to postgraduate study. You develop key skills that are transferable to subsequent modules, such as literature searching and using advanced critical appraisal skills as an integral part of decision making in health and social care. You also apply the principles of change management to affect how you use research in health and social care. We use a variety of approaches to teaching including learning sets, e-learning, formal lectures and seminars.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,045

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a relevant honours degree (2.2) in a health or social care-related subject. For applicants whose first degree is not health or social care related, applicants should have recent experience of working within a health or social care environment.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more