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This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of health research methods. The course will focus on the development of research protocols, including how to formulate research questions, identify appropriate study designs, identify relevant outcomes and plan data collection. Students will be introduced to the main study designs used in health research including experimental, observational, qualitative and mixed method designs. Sampling techniques and methods for data collection for both quantitative and qualitative methods will be addressed. Students will also be introduced to the importance of critical appraisal and research ethics and will learn how to communicate scientific findings.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The aim of this course is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Summative Research Proposal (100%),
At the end of each unit there will be a short self test quiz to complete