This module is suitable for students who are planning to conduct an empirical project for their dissertation, those who work in clinical and health research settings and those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of design and methods for clinical and health research. It forms a basis for other research modules comprising the MRes programme. Learning is shared with the doctoral training programme.
Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to:
LO1.Critically appraise and integrate a wide range of literature related to your area of research, both from a scientific and a pragmatic perspective, and in the context of a health care environment
LO2.Identify questions or topics relating to your area of practice and carry out a comprehensive literature search
LO3.Demonstrate an understanding of relevant research design and methods through critical appraisal of selected literature
LO4.Critically evaluate relevant research evidence and synthesise recommendations for your area of research or practice
LO5.Identify and justify appropriate and feasible research question(s).