This module will enable you to pursue an independent line of investigation in a topic related to medical imaging. The scope will be broad enough to provide the means by which you are able to further your professional and personal development in a selected area. You will, with appropriate guidance, choose the means by which you are assessed.
Please note, you are able to commence this module at any time.
This course is also available as part of a postgraduate degree.
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The content of this module will depend upon the agreed topic area, but it will be relevant to health and medical sciences and within the scope of the expertise of the supervising tutor. You will submit a proposal and once the topic and assessment has been agreed, you and your supervisory tutor will together negotiate and agree a structured learning contract which will include a clear outline of the area of study.
On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Adjudge gaps/deficiencies in practice and generate evidence that best meets the needs of patients
- Operate with self direction and originality in choosing a topic to investigate, and act autonomously in planning and implementing your line of enquiry
- Critically evaluate the issues at the forefront of the area of study
- Synthesise those skills necessary to interrogate and evaluate the evidence in their chosen area of study
- Assimilate advanced knowledge and demonstrate a detailed understanding of your chosen area
Assessment, Feedback, and Teaching and Learning methods
Full details are available in the programme specification.
The teaching timetable should be available from the end of August. Access to the timetable is through the Student Hub – you will be able to access the Student Hub after you have completed online registration. The teaching day is 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday; please keep your other commitments open until confirmation of your teaching timetable, and bear in mind that many courses will offer placements or fieldwork which sometimes extends into the evenings and weekends.
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Evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.
To be eligible to study this module, you must be working in a medical imaging setting, you should be able to apply it to your practice, and you must have previously studied successfully at level 7. On your application you will need to indicate how many credits you wish to study.
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