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Short Course

Valuing Research

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Course overview

Compulsory for degree

(20 credits at level 6)

This module is available to students across various degree courses so embraces the concept of shared and interprofessional learning.

The module is designed to enable practitioners to gain further skills and understanding of the role of evidence based practice; how to search for relevant evidence, appraise relevant evidence, understand research designs, develop skills in critically reading research studies and consider the relevance of research and other evidence for health care practice.

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 12 weeks
Module code: NU3047
Campus: Preston
Start Date: September or January 

Entry requirements

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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