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PD5004: MSC ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICE – SMALL RESEARCH PROJECT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:40


Course Overview

In the final year of the MSc programme there is a course offering a small project that will be completed through self-directed learning.  The project can be either a research-based piece of work or practice development initiative related to advanced practice.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Helen Gray

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

None.

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will facilitate the student in completing a research-based project or a practice development initiative directly related to their area of Advanced Practice. This course will be learner-driven with a project question, plan and expected outcomes.

 

Aim: - this course will enable the student to design, conduct and submit a report on an advanced practice research-based project or a practice development opportunity for Advanced Practice. 


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

Information will be provided at induction and in the course handbook that will be available on MyAberdeen.

Feedback will be given along with the grading of the assessment.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to plan and develop a research project or practice development initiative
ConceptualEvaluateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to complete a critical analysis of the relevant literature related to the project or practice development
ReflectionCreateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to collate and present the findings of the project in written format.
ReflectionEvaluateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to apply appropriate research methodology to support the project or practice development design

Formative Assessment

Project Plan, Summary or Abstract

Assessment Type Formative Weighting
Assessment Weeks 8 Feedback Weeks 10

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Feedback

Information will be provided at induction and in the course handbook that will be available on MyAberdeen.

Feedback will be given along with the grading of the assessment.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to plan and develop a research project or practice development initiative
ConceptualEvaluateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to complete a critical analysis of the relevant literature related to the project or practice development
ReflectionCreateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to collate and present the findings of the project in written format.
ReflectionEvaluateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to apply appropriate research methodology to support the project or practice development design

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed element

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 26 Feedback Weeks 29

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
Sorry, we don't have this information available just now. Please check the course guide on MyAberdeen or with the Course Coordinator

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to complete a critical analysis of the relevant literature related to the project or practice development
ConceptualApplyOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to plan and develop a research project or practice development initiative
ReflectionEvaluateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to apply appropriate research methodology to support the project or practice development design
ReflectionCreateOn completion of this course the student will have an in-depth understanding of and be able to collate and present the findings of the project in written format.

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