Length of module
On-line learning will be the main method of teaching for this academic year because of the challenges with Covid-19. Some sessions can be completed at a time to suit your availability, but 5 half days will need to be accessed at set times
Academic credits and level
30 credits at level 6
This module can only be completed if enrolled on the Royal Marsden School's BSc pathways
The module will enable students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and use research to explore, influence and further develop evidence-based practice. This course allows students to develop and critically appraise the literature related to a selected aspect of clinical practice.
This is a blended learning module and some content is delivered online. E-learning materials are released on specified dates and students are expected to log in and participate in the activities during that week. Students do not need to log in at a specific date or time.
This module is in association with:
We are working to transition this module on-line. Dates will be added for new applications as they become available. Please check back regularly for updates.
- Identifying issues/areas of exploration
- Expanding knowledge
- Methods for exploring the issue, including retrieving and appraising the literature, research paradigms, research methodologies, and ethical considerations
Level 6: a 6,000-word literature review
Tutorials with the module leader or personal tutor are available if students require additional help with the planning and writing of their assignments. Email and telephone support are also available from the module leader/personal tutor.
The Royal Marsden School uses an online environment called Moodle which students must access during their studies to support and enhance our courses. The site provides resources and communication tools. All students will be provided with a username and password to access module specific sections as well as general learning support such as study skills and library resources. Students also have access to the David Adams Library and Electronic Resource Centre.
To get the best from the live video-conferencing sessions and enable you to participate fully you should have access to a computer or laptop with a camera and microphone. If you have any concerns or need help, please do not hesitate to contact us.
This module can only be taken by students undertaking the following pathway: