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Advanced Work Based Project

Module code WBH 4760
Level 7
Credits 60
Start date September 2023
23 January 2024                     
Fees £3,780
(different fees may apply when taken as the dissertation for a Masters award)
Module leader Elda Nicolou-Walker


This module will support you to undertake a substantial work based project that is designed to develop your own professional practice and address a practice, organisational or service issue that you have already identified in your workplace or professional field.

You will be encouraged to consider improvement and leadership strategies to support the successful management of your project and to deliver real outcomes that have the potential to transform practice.

This module can be studied remotely and is usually taken after completing Advanced Practitioner Inquiry module. Please contact the module leader for more information.

Course content

Over the course of the programme, you will be supported to:

  • Undertake project planning
  • Utilise inquiry methodologies and improvement strategies for specific purposes
  • Design relevant data collection tools
  • Develop leadership and professional engagement
  • Analyse data and evaluate outcomes
  • Use findings to support practice development and impact
  • Action plan next steps and disseminate outcomes for impact
  • Follow Ethical approval processes

Learning and teaching

You will be taught via learning which is learner-centred and supported by:

  • Eight tutor led seminars
  • 1:1 academic supervision
  • Structured learning resources and activities supported through MyUniHub


You will be assessed using a project report equivalent of 12,000 words. The format of the report is negotiable depending on the project aims and target group.

You will also present during a project seminar for 15 minutes plus discussion time.

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