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Negotiated Learning HEA4034


Work related learning is a very individualised approach to learning in the work place with each student negotiating their own learning outcomes and assessment strategy. 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 prepare a negotiated learning agreement and submit this for Panel approval and further information can be found on the Blackboard area once you are registered on the module. The initial contact details can be found below.

Module code:HEA4034
Module credits:20
Cost for new students:£1000 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:

On successful completion you will be awarded 20 level 7 credits.

Study dates and venues

Venue: Online Study

Starts: Monday 9 September 2024

Session times:

  • Monday 9 September 2024, 11am-12pm
    • Final assessment submission: 6 January 2024

Venue: Online Study

Starts: Monday 13 January 2025

Session times:

  • Monday 13 January 2025, 9am-10am
    • Final assessment submission: 27 May 2025

How to apply

The Panel cannot review projects outside of the above timeframe so please ensure you are able to meet the required deadlines. Once approved by the Panel, a submission date of 15 weeks will be set.

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

Contact us

MSc Advanced Practice/MSc Advanced Clinical Practice please contact Chris Rice on [email protected].

Any students connected to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association should contact Ida Ryland, Phone: 01695 650735, email [email protected] .

Or you can contact the Medical School on [email protected].


This module is an option on:

Please contact: Chris Rice, email [email protected]

Students on other programmes wishing to undertake HEA 4034 as an optional module must contact their respective Programme Leads.