Undergraduate Course: Dissertation (Bachelor of Nursing with Honours) (NUST10028)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The Honours Dissertation takes the form of an extended piece of work which can either be a research proposal or a critical assessment of an area of nursing practice. Consistent with the aims of a research led degree, the honours dissertation seeks to demonstrate the ability of the students to independently present a research proposal or a critical assessment of an area of nursing practice with the appropriate level of critical appraisal and knowledge of research and enquiry in the discipline of nursing.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 1 (Sem 1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 4,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Written dissertation of 8-10,000 words
|No Exam Information
| Demonstrate general and specific subject related knowledge, skills, and understanding of the art and science of nursing.
Demonstrate the ability to prepare a clearly structured research proposal or critical assessment of nursing practice.
Demonstrate the ability to review critically the relevant literature and research in the chosen area of nursing.
?Demonstrate the ability to address practice issues through research or application of research to practice.
?Demonstrate awareness of ethical issues that may arise in the course of their studies of nursing practice/issues.
?Discuss critically the potential implications for nursing practice, and the advancement of nursing knowledge.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sheila Rodgers
Tel: (0131 6)51 3940
|Course secretary||Miss Kirsty Gardner
Tel: (0131 6)50 3889
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