Foundations in Research Methods and Data Analysis  CPPD

Course Information

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Monday 29 January 2018 Home / EU - £900; Overseas - £1,800 HRM020 Apply Now

Course Content

The aim of this module is to provide you with basic research skills to enable you to access the evidence base and perform entry-level statistics.

It will allow you to learn about different research methodologies and be able to critique the literature.  You will also gain working knowledge of the principles underlying statistics and have an introductory knowledge of a specialist statistical software package (SPSS) and learn about qualitative methodology, analysis and be able to recognise techniques used in this type of research.

Module Dates:

Term 1 - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October 2017

Term 2 - 29th January; 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th February 2018


Overseas students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

A first degree in a medical/health or social sciences discipline is required (minimum 2:1 honours degree, 3.0 GPA or an equivalent international degree).

Applicants with equivalent qualifications or substantial experience in health services will also be considered on an individual basis.

English Requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Application Deadline: