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To demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the research process, by

  • Either undertaking an evidence review project on an aspect of care or policy in order to produce a synthesis of literature and create new understanding.
  • or to undertake an empirical research project to develop new knowledge
  • and to apply this new knowledge to practice To develop and demonstrate, under supervision, the academic, organisational and technical skills required to formulate, execute and write-up an evidence review project or empirical research project, on an aspect of care or policy.
  • To produce a synthesis of existing knowledge or develop new knowledge to create new understanding using a systematic and research-based approach and to apply this new knowledge in practice.