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Foster an in-depth understanding of the processes, stages and management of research. This module enables students to demonstrate critical appraisal and develop research skills applicable to both quantitative and qualitative approaches.
This module introduces the theories of research and provides flexible opportunities for students to apply their newly developed knowledge. It allows the students to practically follow the early stages of research by formulating a research proposal; and the late stages of research by analysing, interpreting, presenting and discussing a data set provided by the module leader(s). Emphasis will be placed on ethical principles, which students will discuss and apply in their research proposal and data analysis.
Who is the module for:
Health and social care professionals/practitioners.
- A good honours degree and/or work experience in a healthcare setting
- International students must have IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent
Number of credits and level of study:
30 credits at level 7.
Research protocol essay and report of data analysis.
Pattern of Delivery:
Course induction on 3 October 2017 followed by five teaching days held fortnightly on Wednesdays, plus five days of self-directed study.
*Dates may change
Jane Dundas,Jennifer Egbunike