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Level 7 stand-alone modules

We offer a range of level 7 (MSc level) stand-alone modules that you can take as continuing professional development. A number of our modules are inter-disciplinary.

How to apply

Applying for Level 7 modules

Applications to study standalone modules in the School of Healthcare Sciences must be made through our online application system.

Modules

HCT021 - Science of Performance and Injury in Sport

This module will enable the student to critically evaluate the response of the sportsperson and active individual to exercise and preparation for specific activity.

HCT022 - Assessment and Treatment of Sports Injuries

This module aims to enable you to critically evaluate current treatment methods and formulate management plans for the treatment of sports injuries based on evidence based practice.

HCT023 - Sport and Exercise Participation

This module will enable the student to manage the injured sportsperson and active individual and to develop injury prevention strategies with cognisance of all potential roles involved.

HCT053 - Clinical Competence in Mammography

This module aims to enable the student to formalise and develop their understanding of mammographic principles and related subjects.

HCT104 - Adult Chest and Abdomen Image Appreciation

These modules aims to provide students with the advanced knowledge necessary to appreciate imaging of the chest and abdomen and produce concise and coherent written reports of the chest and abdomen.

HCT108 - Adult Chest and Abdomen Reporting

This module aims to provide students with the advanced knowledge necessary to appreciate imaging of the chest and abdomen and produce concise and coherent written reports of the chest and abdomen.

HCT115 - Leadership in Community Nursing: Transforming Care

This module aims to equip you with the specific skills and knowledge to lead effectively in a range of contexts and to develop the new roles and services required to deliver the modernisation agenda. 

HCT119 - Image Interpretation and Reporting in Mammography

The aim of this module is to provide students with the specialist skills and knowledge required to undertake accurate interpretation of mammographic images in screening and symptomatic services to a standard approved by the NHS Breast Screening Programme.

HCT120 - Facilitating Learning and Teaching

This module focuses on evidence based approaches to facilitating learning, teaching, inter professional learning and quality assurance in higher education and clinical practice.

HCT139 - Musculoskeletal Diagnosis and Treatment

This module aims to enable students to develop a problem-solving approach to neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis based on biomechanics and functional anatomy.

HCT150 - Understanding Cancer: Patient and Professional Perspectives

This module's main focus on cancer as a chronic long-term condition.

HCT181 - Foundation in Advanced Clinical Assessment for Healthcare Professionals

The module aims to focus on enabling students working within emergency and unscheduled care environments to develop their clinical patient assessment and diagnostic skills within their specific area of practice.

HCT199 - Evidencing Learning in Specialist Professional Practice

This module aims to offer students the opportunity to investigate an area of specialist professional practice.

HCT200 - Neurorehabilitation: A Theoretical Basis

The aim of this module is to enable the student to consider the theoretical basis to neurorehabilitation of adults or children, based on current theories of neuroscience and understanding of neuropathology.

HCT203 - Public Health, Health Economics and Policy

In this module you will critically explore how policy makers influence healthcare practices and behaviours in the UK and internationally in the field of public health and other healthcare services.

HCT204 - Fundamentals in Community Practice (Specialist Practice Qualification)

This module will provide nurses with the generic core knowledge and skills to work safely and effectively in a community setting.

HCT207 - Appendicular/Axial Radiographic Reporting

The aim of the module is to provide students with the advanced knowledge necessary to produce concise and coherent written reports of the appendicular and axial skeleton.

HCT208 - Appendicular/Axial Image Appreciation

The aim of the module is to provide you with the advanced knowledge necessary to appreciate imaging of the appendicular and axial skeleton.

HCT226 - Clinical Kinesiology and Tissue Pathology

The aim of this module is to give the student an advanced understanding of the biomechanics and motor control of the musculo-skeletal system and of movement analysis.

HCT236 - Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Theory and Application

This module aims to enable students to examine the sociological concept of professionalism and to relate these to the theory of occupational science and occupational therapy in an in depth way.

HCT254 - Image Guided Interventional Procedures of the Breast: Mammography

The module aims to provide the student with the necessary advanced skills and specialist knowledge to become highly competent to perform image guided biopsy procedures of the breast.

HCT341 - Cardio-Respiratory Care: Theory to Practice

The aim of this module is to develop in the student a critical understanding of the biology, physiology and pathophysiology of the human respiratory system at an advanced level.

HCT342 - Arts and Science

The aim of this module is to develop students’ understanding of the art and science of occupational therapy practice from a range of theoretical perspectives. Students will critically explore the different theories relating to creativity (art) and its interplay with science, evaluating the relevance of these to their own area of practice.

HCT344 - Research methods

The aim of this module is to develop students’ ability to critically understand and conceptualise the process of research within the context of health and social care. This will include current thinking and debates relating to methodology, methods, data analysis, data management, ethics and governance.

HCT345 - Applied Radiation Science

The aims of the module are to provide the student with the complex and specialised knowledge necessary to evaluate diagnostic image quality, develop students’ appreciation of the range of imaging modalities available and of their appropriate use in clinical practice.

HCT346 and NRT150 - Transforming Care, Systems and Services through Leadership

This Masters level module aims to provide health professionals wishing to practice at an advanced level and beyond with the specific skills and knowledge to lead effectively in a range of contexts and to develop new roles and services.

HCT348 - Musculoskeletal Advanced Practice First Contact Practitioner

This module will focus on enabling students to build the capability required to successfully perform as an FCP with musculoskeletal specialism.

HCT350 - Complex decision making

This module is aimed at health care professionals working in, or preparing for, roles at an advanced or a higher level of practice in complex care.

HCT352 - Minor Illness

This module will deliver the education and skills necessary for suitably qualified nurses working in primary care to provide patients/clients with an additional service relating to the treatment and management of minor illnesses.

NRT073 - Patient Safety and Clinical Risk

This module will critically explore theoretical, professional, organisational, ethical and legal perspectives which inform patient safety and risk management in advancing and advanced practice.

Applying for Level 7 modules

Applying for Level 7 modules

Applications to study standalone modules in the School of Healthcare Sciences must be made through our online application system.