Work-based learning (rehabilitation sciences)


Work-based learning (rehabilitation sciences)

In this module, students are required to identify work-based learning objectives which provide the opportunity for personal, professional and organisational development. The student will accept responsibility and be accountable for developing, managing and achieving these objectives. This module may also be used to gain academic credit through appropriate in-service or bespoke study programmes.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Determine and justify work based learning objectives which address issues relevant to the student’s personal goals and his/her immediate and wider areas of responsibilities within interprofessional/interagency relationships.
  2. Critically evaluate, develop and apply appropriate skills and techniques to carry out practical investigations which will include addressing ethical issues.
  3. Critically Integrate prior knowledge and new learning to engage with relevant organisational issues that will impact upon the work based learning.
  4. Synthesis relevant theories, frameworks and principles appropriate to the work experience and module objectives.
  5. Critically reflect and justify the impact upon student’s current and future work role and their immediate and wider areas of responsibilities.

Who is the module for?  Suitable for all practitioners working in health and social care including nurses, doctors, occupational therapist, physiotherapists, social workers and speech and language therapists.

Module code: ER717X

Entry criteria:

  • Applicants should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a first degree in a relevant professional area (or an equivalent overseas qualification). Recent Level 6 or 7 study will also be considered.

Non-standard entry

  • Qualified health and social care practitioners (without first degrees) that can demonstrate evidence of either a contribution to the development of practice, or appropriate other study, are also encouraged to apply. Alternative qualifications may be considered and applicants holding these qualifications are encouraged to submit an application form. Candidates may be required to submit supplementary details (e.g. transcripts) and asked to complete a short qualifying essay.
  • If you are an international student, you will also need an English Language qualification such as IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in each section) or other equivalent recognised language qualification.

Number of credits and level of study: 15 credits at level 7

Assessment: Portfolio

Location: St George’s, University of London

Pattern of Delivery: Negotiated

Module dates:*

  • Negotiated
  • Dates for 2017/18 to be confirmed

*Dates may change

Programme: This module is part of Applied Exercise for Health PgCert/PgDip/MSc and Rehabilitation PgDip/MSc