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Negotiated Learning HEA4033


Work related learning is a very individualised approach to learning in the workplace with each student negotiating their own learning outcomes and assessment strategy with their supervisor. The module is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and allow the student to link theory with their own clinical practice. Each student will have a negotiated learning agreement that is agreed with their Negotiated Learning Supervisor.

Module code:HEA4033
Module credits:10
Cost for new students:£500 for 2024/25 academic year

If you are an existing student who is undertaking this module as part of a programme, your fee will have been advised to you by email. You can also check your fees online. For any queries, please contact [email protected]

If your tuition fee is being paid by a sponsor or you are a sponsor paying a student’s fee, you are required to send a copy of a purchase order to [email protected].

For further guidance please visit: Sponsored students – Edge Hill University

Who is this module for?

Any practitioner involved in projects, research or someone who is interested in undertaking an in-depth review of an area of practice within their current role.

What are the key aims of the module?

You will negotiate the aims with your supervisor.

How will I study?

This module normally requires attendance at one half day tutorial and individual meetings with your supervisor. The module overall lasts 15 weeks.

What will I study?

You will negotiate the content with your supervisor.

How will I be assessed?

Negotiated with your supervisor and approved by the Negotiated Learning Approval Panel (NLAP).

On successful completion you will:

Negotiated with your supervisor and approved by the Negotiated Learning Approval Panel (NLAP).

Study dates and venues

Venue: Online Study

Starts: Monday 9 September 2024

Session times:

  • Monday 9 September 2024, 9am-10am
    • Final Submission Date: Monday 6 January 2025

Venue: Online Study

Starts: Monday 13 January 2025

Session times:

  • Monday 13 January 2025, 9am-10am
    • Final Submission Date: Monday 27 May 2025

How to apply

Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules, it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

For details of how to apply, please visit the apply page.

Contact us

For further information regarding module content, please contact Module Coordinator Delyth Meirion-Owen: 01695 657039, email [email protected].


This module can be studied on a standalone basis, or it is an optional module on the following programmes: