Module code: NURM147

Module Overview

A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be applied throughout the module:

teacher-led sessions,

case studies,

discussion groups,


experiential workshops,

small group work and large group discussions,

role modelling

active learning methods, such as problem-based learning, enquiry-based learning and action learning.


            Emphasis will be placed upon work-based/practice based learning and teaching, with opportunities for students to explore and share their views and experiences with regard to the facilitation of learning and evidence-based practice within their working environment.

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

ROYAL Clare (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 7

JACs code: B700

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Prerequisites / Co-requisites


Module content

Indicative content includes:

  • Critical examination & application of learning & teaching theory

  • Strategies to support the facilitation of learning & assessment in practice

  • Ensuring quality

  • Inclusion

  • Academic Integrity

  • Application of NMC Teaching Standards or those relevent to practice area.

  • Factors that affect learning

  • The learning environment

  • Application of Technology Enhanced Learning

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ESSAY 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their application of learning & teaching theory and practice relevant to their practice area. In addition, an aspect that requires change implementation in practice will be identified.





Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:


A 3000 word academic essay that critically analyses and evaluates the effectiveness of how education is supported in their practice area to provide the optimum learning experience and the identification of an aspect that would benefit from change implementation in practice.





Students will receive feedback through a variety of methods, these include:

  • Verbal – during seminar sessions, or tutorials

  • Written – Summative feedback on Surrey Learn

  • Email – where requested by student

  • E discussion forum’s via Surrey learn


Module aims

  • The aim of this module is to consider and critically evaluate links between theory and practice to explore strategies relevant for the facilitation and assessment of learning within the work place

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Critically examine and evaluate the methods of facilitating learning within work-based settings whilst analysing the nature of practice education, the perceived demands of inter/multi-professional practice. KCPT
002 Critically explore and reflect on theories of learning, teaching, assessment and accountability relevant to practice in order to critically evaluate evidence based strategies to assist with the integration of theory and practice. KCPT
003 Analyse and implement the NMC (2008) standards through effective use of communication and leadership skills in order to create an optimum learning experience.  KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 120

Lecture Hours: 21

Seminar Hours: 6

Tutorial Hours: 3

Methods of Teaching / Learning


The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

  • Enable learners to experience a range of learning and teaching strategies

  • Enable learners to apply learning & teaching theory to practice

  • Enable learners to apply the relevant NMC/HCPC standards relevant to their role

  • Enable learners to understand and apply quality standards


The learning and teaching methods include:


  • Lectures

  • Small group work

  • Inquiry based learning

  • Guided reflection

  • Observation of peers and teaching staff

  • Virtual learning environment (Surrey Learn)

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list


Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Education for Health Professionals PGCert 1 Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module
Advanced Clinical Practice MSc 1 Core Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module
Education for Health Professionals MA 1 Core Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module
Education for Health Professionals PGDip 1 Core Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.