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This course will provide the students with a ‘hands on’ experience in conducting an extensive individual project over a period of 6 months, in a Public Health context. This project will address a particular Public Health issue and is designed to develop the core competence in identifying and handling Public Health questions and their answers by the methods of enquiry and analysis relevant to the full range of health services and public health activities. Students will experience the application of the knowledge and skills in health care investigation, in a Public Health context.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||90 credits (45 ECTS credits)|
During the time of conducting the research projects, students will be placed within a variety of settings such as an academic unit, or within other work-based placements such as the local Health Board/authority, voluntary sector, hospital or community-based clinical setting etc.
Student will work closely with two experts; one in the subject/topic area and the other in methodology. Students will develop a detailed research protocol, collect data, analyse and interpret the findings. Students will experience the application of the knowledge and skills in health care research, in a Public Health context.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Protocol presentation/research plan (10%) in the second stage - students must pass this assessment to continue on the extended project; lead supervisor report (10%); academic publication manuscript (3000 words excluding tables, appendices and references (70%); poster presentation (10%).
There are no assessments for this course.