Module code: NUR2145

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

HADDOCK Gillian (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 45

ECTS Credits: 22.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

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

Overall student workload

Module Availability

Year long

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Pass/Fail competencies PORTFOLIO Pass/Fail
Coursework AUDIT 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • The students will enhance their understanding of methods of investigation with particular reference to audit as a means of evaluation of practice and quality enhancement. The module should also develop the students' appraisal skills in relation to research, as well as the management of information and information systems.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Apply a detailed knowledge of the audit process to a relevant issue from practice.
2 Explore the concepts of evaluation, monitoring and audit and how these relate to research and development.
3 Demonstrate ability to critique published evidence.
4 Demonstrate satisfactory completion of end of year two practice based competencies.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

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.

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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 2019/0 academic year.