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19-20 Accredited 15 credits
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You are required to undertake a written project of 3000 words, which involves the critical review of one of five published economic evaluations of interventions in rehabilitation. You are required to critically appraise of one of the five papers selected by the module leader and construct a generic argument to support the problems of allocating resources for health improvement in real life settings.
The project assessment strategy is appropriate to test the formative learning of the module in applying the findings of a critical appraisal of an economic evaluation study in rehabilitation and the context of allocating resources for population impact in the real world.
Project plans are submitted to the module team for formative feedback before you proceed with your project assignment. The final project submission comprises a review of economic evidence utilising a systematic approach from the chosen area of health and social care.
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On successful completion of this distance learning module, you will be able to:
Learning and Teaching
This module has 150 allocated hours and a variety of learning approaches will be used to support distance learning. You will be required to engage with online materials and discussion forums and to support this with essential reading. Typically, up to 8 hours of virtual contact will be scheduled for group discussion and tutor support; preparation will be required for virtual scheduled sessions. We expect that 8 hours will be scheduled learning and 142 hours will be independent learning which includes assessment preparation and completion time.
There will be opportunities for interactive learning with the module team and other students through discussion boards and real-time communication via Blackboard Collaborate.
Scheduled learning includes; tutorials, project supervision, scheduled group discussions.
Independent learning includes; hours engaged with online activities, essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation and completion etc.
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