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Summary

The aim of this project module is to engage the student in an independent piece of research activity under the guidance of a supervisor from the School of Health Sciences. It is expected that this research will add to the student?s knowledge and perhaps inform future teaching, clinical practice or further research. The research activity will be allied to that carried out in the Centre for Health and Rehabilitation Technologies (CHaRT) within the Institute for Nursing and Health Research (INHR).

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About this course

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About

The module will develop the Health Professional’s competence to undertake an investigation in relation to their professional practice. It will provide the skills necessary to conduct research and complete a research project. The experience will produce health researchers equipped to promote and sustain the research ethos within the health professions and contribute to the advancement of clinical practice.

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Assessment

100% Coursework

Attendance

Fully Online

Entry requirements

Applicants MUST have completed a Postgraduate Diploma and also MUST have successfully completed the following Pre-requisite modules:

OTH814 - Research Evidence in Health Science AND

OTH812 - Research Project Preparation

Applicants must:

(a)(i) Have a second class Honours degree or better in an Allied Health Profession subject from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or

(ii) Have an equivalent standard in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and

(iii) Where applicable be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

(iv) Where applicable have continued employment in an area relevant to the chosen modules.

(v) Have a minimum of one year's post-qualification experience (excluding course attendance).

(b) Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and for non-native English speakers, IELTS 7.0 (with no contributing band at less than 6.5) or, as an alternative to (a) (i) or (a) (ii) and/or (b):

(c) In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

English Language Requirements

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Start dates

  • 29 January 2018
How to apply

Apply

How to apply

SELF FUNDED PLACES
Interested self-funded candidates should make a direct application using the University's online application system which can be accessed via the University homepage or by using the following link: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline.

Start dates

  • 29 January 2018

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£1,763.00
England, Scotland & Wales:
£1,763.00
International:
£4,413.00

Fees information

Please note fees displayed are for 2017/18 Academic Entry. Fees are correct at the time of publishing.

Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/payment_policy_1718.pdf

Contact

Module Co-ordinator:​

Dr Danny Kerr

T: +44 (0)28 9036 6462

E: dp.kerr@ulster.ac.uk

Faculty contact regarding admissions and application process:

Mrs Julie Nesbitt

T: +44 (0)28 9036 6029

E: jh.nesbitt@ulster.ac.uk