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Department for Health, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THHL-ADL15: PG Dip Research in Health Practice


Mode of attendance: Distance Learning

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations for students commencing study in 2011/12 onwards (students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP): PG Certificate
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Stage required units must be passed before progression to the next year of study
  • Taught credits: 60

Year 1

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Stage Required Designated Essential Units Click here for further information
HL50079 Introduction to practice-based research 6 Credits
HL50082 Evidence into practice 6 Credits
HL50089 Research in practice: preparation and planning 6 Credits
HL50105 Research design and methods 12 Credits

Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR assessment regulations:
  • This year of this programme of study does not currently fall within the NFAAR

Modular - no specific semester

Compulsory Units
HL50090 Research in practice: design and development 6 Credits
HL50159 Professional, organisational and quality issues in practice 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select 12 Credits from the following list:
HL50072 The psychology of sport and exercise 6 Credits
HL50120 Communication 6 Credits
HL50121 Consumer health informatics 6 Credits
HL50123 Learning and teaching in healthcare 6 Credits
HL50124 Leadership and the organisation of change 6 Credits
HL50158 Health policy in an international context 12 Credits
XX50194 Tobacco control in practice 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.