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Innovations in Professional Practice

University of Huddersfield

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    11-APR-22, 10-APR-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course is aimed at qualified health and social care professionals who have a passion for a particular area of practice and who wish to develop innovative approaches to their work. There will also be a structured programme of teaching and learning opportunities exploring ethics, relevant research methodology, evaluation tools, and how to judge impact.

  • In negotiation with your line manager and tutor, you will have the opportunity to identify a workplace related issue for investigation, for which you will carry out a small scale research project that will have a positive impact upon policy and/or practice within your work environment.
  • You will critically analyse and synthesise current knowledge, legislation and policy that is relevant to your chosen project and write up the results of your work in a draft for publication, targeting a specific journal.
  • The innovative practice you have designed and evaluated during your course will directly benefit the service users within the organisation you work for.

Teaching and assessment

You will be taught through a series of lectures, tutorials and seminars. Your studies will be supported by the University’s virtual learning environment.

Assessment will include a written draft for publication and presentation. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Career support

This short course will assist you to meet the specialist skills and post-registration development requirements stipulated by your employer/professional regulator.

Your career progression maybe enhanced through being directly involved in developing innovative practice.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 122 18

    4th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    122 58%

    59th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    73rd

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    117th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    117 91%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    8th

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