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The module introduces the scientific basis of healthcare science and aims to provide you with a solid foundation upon which to build the knowledge and skills required to work as a Healthcare Science Practitioner.
The module aims to provide you with a basic knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis related to healthcare science and with a solid foundation upon which to build the knowledge and skills required to work as a Healthcare Science Practitioner.
The module provides you with basic theory and practice of neurosensory sciences.
This module provides you with insight into the organisation and roles of the health and social services in providing patient-centred care, understand what roles and responsibilities of a Healthcare Science Practitioner. In addition, it aims to help students develop their communication, study and teamworking skills.
This module aims to provide you with a solid foundation in neurophysiological recording systems, theory and practice of electroencephalography EEG and visual evoked potentials VEP.
This module aims to provide the student with knowledge and understanding of principles and properties of measurement techniques used in carrying out physiological measurements.
This module provides you with an insight into common neurological conditions and their aetiology, pathological processes, relevant investigations and medical, surgical and palliative treatments. In addition, the module aims to provide you with the framework for understanding several types of diseases, which are rare and which you may encounter in practice or in your studies.
This module aims to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the importance of research, development and innovation in clinical practice. In addition, it provides the underpinning knowledge required to undertake a research project. A final aim is to prepare you for a career as a Healthcare Science Practitioner.
This module aims to provide you with an understanding of the biological basis of EEG and pathological processes and the role of EEG in their investigations. The module will also support and develop the work-based training by providing a description of normal and abnormal EEG.
This module aims to further deepen your understanding of neurophysiological recording systems, theory and practice of electroencephalography EEG and visual evoked potentials VEP. The module will also support and develop the work-based training by providing a description of normal and abnormal EEG. The module also provides you with an overview of other investigative procedures used in clinical practice.
This module will build on the skills you have acquired when undertaking previous research modules, and from the knowledge gained throughout the programme. Further development of analysis, critical thinking and scientific literary style will be promoted. You will be enabled to pursue areas of individual interest in the subject area appropriate to your target award and will have the opportunity of gaining increased theoretical and practical knowledge in a chosen specialist field. Individual research experience will be gained in an area that may provide future employment opportunities. Personal responsibility for own learning through self-directed study and supervised preparation will be fostered. It is an integral part of the degree programme, furthering the development of skills in critical analysis and reflection.
This module provides you with consolidate knowledge and technical skills gained earlier in the programme. In addition, the module provides an opportunity to undertake a full range of practice required to work effectively as a Healthcare Science Practitioner.
You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Optional modules are usually available at levels 5 and 6, although optional modules are not offered on every course. Where optional modules are available, you will be asked to make your choice during the previous academic year. If we have insufficient numbers of students interested in an optional module, or there are staffing changes which affect the teaching, it may not be offered. If an optional module will not run, we will advise you after the module selection period when numbers are confirmed, or at the earliest time that the programme team make the decision not to run the module, and help you choose an alternative module.
Start: October 2019
Duration: 3 years full-time
Start: October 2019
Duration: 3 years full-time