Professional Practice Portfolio 1

The details
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Postgraduate: Level 8
Thursday 03 October 2024
Friday 27 June 2025
10 August 2023


Requisites for this module
HS945 or SE738



Key module for

DPT B16060 Physiotherapy,
DSESC60260 Sport and Exercise Science,
DST C60560 Sports Therapy,
DSPCC60760 Sport Performance and Coaching

Module description

This module allows students to explore an aspect of their own workplace identifying areas for improvement.

Module aims

To undertake a practice focused study, integrating professional expertise and academic rigor.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate expert decision making and engage in critical reflection upon practice
2. Systematically reflect upon working and leading within complex, multi professional environments.
3. Make a significant contribution to their professional practice through critical appraisal of current practice.
4. Develop networks to facilitate self-development.
5. Demonstrate self-directed, expert application of research techniques in the focused examination of practice.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Face to face supervision (30 hours) Individual learning and assessment work (270 hours)


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Portfolio    100% 

Additional coursework information

The student will present a 6000 word portfolio. Supporting evidence for portfolio content will be available. The portfolio will be presented using a structure agreed with the module lead. This portfolio will address all the relevant module outcomes. The content of the portfolio will be determined by the student and supervisor. The context of the portfolio will be the student’s workplace. The content of the portfolio will provide evidence of the student’s ability to function at an expert practitioner within the defined workplace.

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Jo Jackson, email:
Supervisor allocated depending upon topic.



External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information

* Please note: due to differing publication schedules, items marked with an asterisk (*) base their information upon the previous academic year.

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