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Research Project/Dissertation

Course Type
Postgraduate, Module

Research Project/Dissertation

This module will enable students to undertake an advanced clinical practice research project / dissertation focused on service improvement.  The module ethos is underpinned by the student’s progressive demonstration of their ability to manage complete clinical care in partnership with patients and carers. The research project includes the analysis and synthesis of complex problems across a range of settings, using research-informed solutions to enhance patient experience and improve outcomes. Module teaching is supported by clinical collaborations and monthly academic supervision. 

Module attendance required

8 taught days (monthly) with additional academic supervision.


Face to face, online and small supervisory groups.


10,000 word dissertation reporting on an advanced practice service improvement project.

Module Leads

Dr Cara Bailey
Dr Ping Guo

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Dr Alistair Hewison
Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou
Professor Annie Topping
Professor Julie Taylor
Dr Cara Bailey
Dr Christopher Wagstaff
Dr Nutmeg Hallett
Dr Amelia Swift
Dr Roger Newham
Louise Beesley
Dr Kanta Kumar
Dr Helen Taylor

Entry Requirements

120 credits level 7 from the MSc  Advanced Clinical Practice OR MSc Advanced Practice (Global) (OR equivalent)





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