If you are undertaking, or are about to undertake, work related projects then this module is ideal. This may include audit, a conference presentation, producing clinical guidelines, role development, mandatory in-service study programmes. The module offers a flexible approach to learning that is primarily for recognition of learning in the clinical environment/employment setting. By formulating a learning agreement, a range of work-based activities or related study can be used and presented in a written form for assessment and the award of academic credit.
For example previous students have used:
Applicants will be assigned to an academic supervisor with whom they negotiate the learning agreement and then continue to provide one-to-one support. Applicants will consider who can act as a critical friend, practice supervisor/educator in the work place to give them support whilst undertaking the work related activity this could be a manager, matron, practice educator or senior professional.
The course is also offered as an undergraduate award (level 6).
Who is this module for?
Registered healthcare professional normally with one year's post-qualifying practice experience.
Applicants will be required to meet all of the following criteria:
Applications will be considered from non-standard applicants who can demonstrate the following certificated learning:
and one of the following completed within the last five years:
Proficiency in English language
Evidence of English language testing will be required from all applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not previously undertaken studies in English. The required level of proficiency will be a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score (or equivalent) of 6.5, with no section achieving less than 6.0. Evidence of proficiency must be dated within the last two years. Applicants who have taken the examination more than twice in one year will not be considered.
All international applicants must satisfy the requirements of the UK Border Agency in relation to St George's responsibilities as a Highly Trusted Sponsor for students (Tier 4).
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements:
After you have applied, you will be invited to attend a briefing session to meet with the module leader. The purpose of this will be to ascertain that the work related project or study programme you have identified will be suitable.
The amount of academic credit and the level of learning you will be completing will then be confirmed by E: and you can enrol to the module.
Course length: 1 briefing session
Please note that there are no other study days assigned to the work-based learning module. All study time will need to be negotiated with your managers. The submission date of completed project reports/ess