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PC950 - Professional Project

  • Module code: PC950
  • Module name: Professional Project
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 40

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

"To a large extent this module builds on and consolidates the aims from other modules. The aims of this module are: to develop your ability to critically evaluate an area of professional practice to expose you to systematic critical analysis of key service and organisational developments in your professional field; to develop your ability to undertake substantial independent study; to develop your ability to produce a piece of work informed by the forefront of research and evaluation, and with the potential for publication for a professional audience."

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of this course the student will be able to: Demonstrate a systematic critical understanding of knowledge informed by the forefront of research and/or service evaluation in a specific area relevant to your professional practice; Give an effective oral presentation of work in progress and of project findings, taking appropriate account of the audience’s level of experience and understanding; Produce an extended piece of writing with the potential for publication for a professional audience; Critically evaluate an area of professional practice and suggest possible developments and improvements for implementation; Work confidently with a range of information technology (for example: WP, spreadsheets, www, databases) as applicable to the project aims and methods; Demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems; Act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional or equivalent level; Use the principles and techniques of critical appraisal to evaluate the limitations of research evidence, including complex interventions and studies at the forefront of methodological development, relating to an aspect of health care; Continue to advance your knowledge and understanding, and to develop new expertise to a high level.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lasts for 1 year

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/med/study/cpd/module_index/mhpro

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
40 CATS (Module code: PC950-40)
A2 (Assessed work only) Journal Article (4000 words) 80%
  Poster 20%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 2
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 3
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 4
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 5
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 6
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 6
  • MSc in Medical Leadership (B91G) - Year 2
  • MSc in Medical Leadership (B91G) - Year 3
  • MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (B92A) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 1
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 7
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 8
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 6
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 2
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 3
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 5
Optional
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 7
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 6
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 4
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 6