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HE 4013
HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr F Marshall

Pre-requisite(s): HE 1003, HE 2502, HE 3010, HE 3016, HE 3019, HE 3508, HE 3514

Co-requisite(s): HE 4015

Designing and reporting randomised controlled trials.

  • Understanding the place for quasi-experimental designs.

  • Protocol development.
  • Mixed methods used in Health Services Research.
  • Methodology used in systematic reviews.

  • Ethical issues in Health Services Research.
  • Varies weekly, up to a maximium of two 2-hour sessions per week - total of 30 hours.

    1st Attempt: Two hour written exam (40%). Continuous assessment:- Essay, 1800 word (20%). Design a Study Protocol, 1500 words (40%).

    Resit: Two hour written exam (100%).