Core Module Information
Module title: Dissertation [EMMECC NURSING JMD]

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 60.00
ECTS credit value: 30

Module code: NUR11114
Module leader: Ruth Paterson
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing

Students must have completed Trimesters 1 & 2 in the University of the Algarve & Santarem (Tri 1) or Edinburgh Napier University/ University of Oviedo 9Tri 2)

Description of module content:

Roles and responsibilities of students and their supervisor: the Dissertation Moodle handbook contains information on getting started; literature searching and critique; how to present and construct a dissertation thesis; time-management and reflection on process and progress.

In this module you will develop competencies in generic research skills by producing a comprehensive research proposal including ethics application, primary research project or systematic review in a topic of your choice which is relevant to your degree outcome.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Using a systematic approach, critically analyse literature and practice to construct a research question
LO2: Justify methodology chosen to address the research question
LO3:Address ethical and research governance issues appropriately and sensitively
LO4: Produce a comprehensive research proposal, primary research project or systematic review that rigorously addresses the research question and hypotheses or aims.
LO5: Examine the implications of the dissertation on health and social care policy, practice, research and/or education.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
NMS11109/NMS11120 Dissertation - MSc - Advanced Practice