Keynote lectures, seminars, tutorials, material for self-directed learning, e-learning, and workshops will form part of learning based provision. Students will be required to link formal learning to their practice and will be encouraged to build on existing skills/develop new skills to consolidate their learning across the academic and professional practice fields. Skills, values and knowledge will be developed through group discussions, group’s tutorials, presentations and practice learning opportunities.
The courses draw on the expertise of faculties that have considerable experiences in practice and education. The overarching teaching and learning strategies will enable students to develop cognitive skills which are appropriate to independent learning and postgraduate study.
A range of assessment methods will include essays, presentations, case studies, practice observation, reflective writing, practice portfolios, and personal development files. Assessment in practice will be by portfolio, reflective accounts and practice focus academic/professional study. Line manager and university tutors, will be involved in the assessment processes.