Evidence Based Practice 3

Module code: NU3006 (double module)

In this module you will develop and present a detailed dissertation proposal which critically justifies the focus of an appropriate investigation of your choosing. You will systematically gather and critically evaluate data, including literature, and use this information to synthesise arguments to inform professional practice.

You will critically explore the focus of your proposed area of investigation and provide a sound rationale for your enquiry, and will communicate effectively the research proposal in the form of a presentation to your peers.

This module will be taught through a varied selection of lectures, seminars and workshops, problem based, case studies, online activities and flipped learning.


  • 30 hours of lectures
  • 40 hours of seminars
  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 75 hours of placement
  • 145 hours of guided independent study


  • Dissertation proposal, 2,000 words (50%)
  • Presentation (50%)