We operate a modular system for this course which means the qualification is obtained by a process of credit accumulation - a model used on courses throughout the UK and Europe.

Clinical Practice mres final

The course builds on your existing research skills and introduces you to contemporary professional research practices employed within healthcare. It aims to develop appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to be a scientific researcher in clinical practice. You will develop a range of transferable and applied research skills that will enable you to plan, manage and independently undertake research.

You will undertake a clinical research project and be supported by an academic supervisor, as well as a clinical mentor from your own organisation.

Modules

Research methods 15 credits
Critical appraisal 15 credits
Applied research 15 credits
Research project on a topic related to clinical practice 105 credits
Optional modules
Statistics or Data Analysis 15 credits
Implementation and Improvement Science or Negotiated independent learning 15 credits

Modes of study

Monday and Thursday are both compulsory teaching days for both full and part time students throughout the first year.

Full time study - yearly breakdown

  • First week (21 September 2015) five days attendance compulsory (induction week)
  • Two teaching days - Monday and Thursday
  • Three days allocated for tutor led and self-directed study
  • Placement experience of research roles and practice, service improvement and innovation
  • Several periods of self-managed time
  • Five module assessments and dissertation to complete during the year
  • 36 days fixed allocated holiday including Bank Holidays

Part time study - yearly breakdown

  • First week (21 September 2015) five days compulsory attendance  (induction week)
  • Two teaching days - Monday and Thursday in first year
  • Three days allocated for employment
  • Several periods of self-managed time
  • Placement experience of research roles and practice, service improvement and innovation
  • Minimal contact in second year
  • Three module assessments to be complete in the first year
  • Two module assessments and dissertation to complete in the second year
  • 15 days fixed allocated holiday including Bank Holidays (additional leave entitlements to be negotiated with employer)

The opportunity exists to publish your research on the Kingston University Research and Innovation Reports website, which is permanently available to the academic community.


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