This course will introduce you to more complex study designs and higher-level critical appraisal. Several research methods will be explored in depth with consideration of both quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods designs.
During the course, you will be guided and supported to develop the skills required by professional researchers to disseminate research plans and findings in a range of contexts. The course will equip you to evaluate the utility of different research designs to address specific research questions.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for those working in the field of health who would like to further develop their basic knowledge of research methods in order to undertake their own research, enhance their understanding of medical research, and/or enhance their ability to provide evidence-based care for patients.
Jan: Monday 23 and 30 January 2023
Feb: Monday 6, 13 and 20 February 2023
Mar: Monday 6, 13, 20 and 27 March 2023
Apr: Monday 3 April 2023
This course equips you with a detailed understanding of advanced research designs to support your own independent research and your ability to interpret and appraisal medical evidence.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards:
MPH Public Health - Master's degree