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Research and Practice in Stroke Short Course

​The aim of this module is to enable students to extend their current knowledge and understanding to a higher level in the fields of Prehospital, Acute, Rehabilitation and Life After Stroke Care and practice and to be able to incorporate their postgraduate academic learning in the workplace through a research lens.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Recognise the gaps in the field of stroke research and innovation.
  • Critique and evaluate sources, data and research processes in stroke care.
  • Appraise the key characteristics and utility of an evidence-based approach to practice from theoretical and practical stroke perspectives.
  • Communicate their understanding of stroke research and apply it to relevant professional situations.
  • Formulate and appropriately contextualise recommendations for change based on contemporary stroke research and innovation, ultimately leading to improved clinical outcomes.


This is a full time only, module and will run over term 1 (19th September – 12th December 2022) 

Every fortnight (Thursday), 6 hours of lectures will be released online for your viewing. You will be able to watch these lectures at your leisure. 

On alternate weeks, lecturers from the previous week will join a TEAMS meeting for students to attend a Q&A lunchtime session (Thursay 12-1pm). 


Assignments – There are 2 assignments - a 10 credit Poster and Presentation (2000 words to include a 250-word abstract) and a 10 credit Essay (3000 words). 


Cost of undertaking the BMS 7201 Research and Practice in Stroke only module - £1,120 (There are also £1000 Stroke Implementation Group bursaries available. Please indicate your interest on your application). 

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Dr Abdul Seckam 

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Telephone – 02920 416274

Key Course Information

Place of Study:


Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences

Course Length:
13 weeks (one Term)
September - December 


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