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Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWSPX-15-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Assessed

22-23 Non-Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

  • 15 credit Masters level module: a 3,000 word assignment.
  • 20 credit Masters level module: a 4,000 word assignment.

Careers/further study

This course can contribute towards the following Programmes subject to relevant credit to be undertaken:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Knowledge and understanding

  • Critically analyse the rationale for particular qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods.
  • Interpret the stages of the research process and the meaning and significance of data generation and analysis in qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Apply the critical knowledge of the relationships between sampling and theory generation.
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the need for and the process of research governance.

Intellectual skills

  • Make evaluative judgements on the relevance of qualitative and quantitative approaches to the investigation of research issues/questions.
  • Justify the appropriate uses of primary and secondary sources of data.

Subject/professional/practical skills

  • Critically appraise published research relating to their discipline area and its implications for policy and practice.
  • Critically appraise a selection of appropriate tools for data collections and analysis.
  • Demonstrate an ability to deal effectively with the ethical issues arising in the conduct of research.

Transferable skills

  • Demonstrate a reflective approach to research.
  • Demonstrate a critical insight into ethical issues, intellectual property rights and other legal considerations arising in the conduct of research.

Course Director

Dr Alison Hughes and Dr Jen Pearson (distance learning module)

Introduction

These 15 or 20 credit Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology courses will give you an overview of:

  1. the current state of research in health and social care, including, for example issues of funding, the formulation of research questions, the relationship between evidence and practice and the implementation of research findings in different settings
  2. the access, use and the development of information systems: databases; libraries; bibliographic searching; the Internet
  3. critical appraisal methods as applied to selected research methodologies and strategies adopted in health and social care, including:
    • evaluating intervention research (experimental and quasi-experimental research; randomised controlled trials; action research; descriptive and inferential statistics including both parametric and non-parametric approaches)
    • evaluating survey research
    • evaluating qualitative research (open interviews, discourse and content analysis, observational research)
    • evaluation criteria: reliability, validity; issues of corroboration; triangulation
  4. the main research methodologies and strategies
  5. Health Service evaluation
  6. ethical issues in research
  7. innovations in research and the development of new methodologies.

There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 (UZWSPX-15-M) or 20 (UZWRGQ-20-M) credits. There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used in conjunction with weekly face-to-face seminars and self-directed study.

You will require easy access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the module.

Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWYGP-20-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

  • 15 credit Masters level module: a 3,000 word assignment.
  • 20 credit Masters level module: a 4,000 word assignment.

Careers/further study

This course can contribute towards the following Programmes subject to relevant credit to be undertaken:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Knowledge and understanding

  • Critically analyse the rationale for particular qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods.
  • Interpret the stages of the research process and the meaning and significance of data generation and analysis in qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Apply the critical knowledge of the relationships between sampling and theory generation.
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the need for and the process of research governance.

Intellectual skills

  • Make evaluative judgements on the relevance of qualitative and quantitative approaches to the investigation of research issues/questions.
  • Justify the appropriate uses of primary and secondary sources of data.

Subject/professional/practical skills

  • Critically appraise published research relating to their discipline area and its implications for policy and practice.
  • Critically appraise a selection of appropriate tools for data collections and analysis.
  • Demonstrate an ability to deal effectively with the ethical issues arising in the conduct of research.

Transferable skills

  • Demonstrate a reflective approach to research.
  • Demonstrate a critical insight into ethical issues, intellectual property rights and other legal considerations arising in the conduct of research.

Course Director

Dr Alison Hughes and Dr Jen Pearson (distance learning module)

Introduction

These 15 or 20 credit Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology courses will give you an overview of:

  1. the current state of research in health and social care, including, for example issues of funding, the formulation of research questions, the relationship between evidence and practice and the implementation of research findings in different settings
  2. the access, use and the development of information systems: databases; libraries; bibliographic searching; the Internet
  3. critical appraisal methods as applied to selected research methodologies and strategies adopted in health and social care, including:
    • evaluating intervention research (experimental and quasi-experimental research; randomised controlled trials; action research; descriptive and inferential statistics including both parametric and non-parametric approaches)
    • evaluating survey research
    • evaluating qualitative research (open interviews, discourse and content analysis, observational research)
    • evaluation criteria: reliability, validity; issues of corroboration; triangulation
  4. the main research methodologies and strategies
  5. Health Service evaluation
  6. ethical issues in research
  7. innovations in research and the development of new methodologies.

There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 (UZWSPX-15-M) or 20 (UZWRGQ-20-M) credits. There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used in conjunction with weekly face-to-face seminars and self-directed study.

You will require easy access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the module.

Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWRGQ-20-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

  • 15 credit Masters level module: a 3,000 word assignment.
  • 20 credit Masters level module: a 4,000 word assignment.

Careers/further study

This course can contribute towards the following Programmes subject to relevant credit to be undertaken:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Knowledge and understanding

  • Critically analyse the rationale for particular qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods.
  • Interpret the stages of the research process and the meaning and significance of data generation and analysis in qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Apply the critical knowledge of the relationships between sampling and theory generation.
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the need for and the process of research governance.

Intellectual skills

  • Make evaluative judgements on the relevance of qualitative and quantitative approaches to the investigation of research issues/questions.
  • Justify the appropriate uses of primary and secondary sources of data.

Subject/professional/practical skills

  • Critically appraise published research relating to their discipline area and its implications for policy and practice.
  • Critically appraise a selection of appropriate tools for data collections and analysis.
  • Demonstrate an ability to deal effectively with the ethical issues arising in the conduct of research.

Transferable skills

  • Demonstrate a reflective approach to research.
  • Demonstrate a critical insight into ethical issues, intellectual property rights and other legal considerations arising in the conduct of research.

Course Director

Dr Alison Hughes and Dr Jen Pearson (distance learning module)

Introduction

These 15 or 20 credit Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology courses will give you an overview of:

  1. the current state of research in health and social care, including, for example issues of funding, the formulation of research questions, the relationship between evidence and practice and the implementation of research findings in different settings
  2. the access, use and the development of information systems: databases; libraries; bibliographic searching; the Internet
  3. critical appraisal methods as applied to selected research methodologies and strategies adopted in health and social care, including:
    • evaluating intervention research (experimental and quasi-experimental research; randomised controlled trials; action research; descriptive and inferential statistics including both parametric and non-parametric approaches)
    • evaluating survey research
    • evaluating qualitative research (open interviews, discourse and content analysis, observational research)
    • evaluation criteria: reliability, validity; issues of corroboration; triangulation
  4. the main research methodologies and strategies
  5. Health Service evaluation
  6. ethical issues in research
  7. innovations in research and the development of new methodologies.

There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 (UZWSPX-15-M) or 20 (UZWRGQ-20-M) credits. There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used in conjunction with weekly face-to-face seminars and self-directed study.

You will require easy access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the module.

Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWSRV-15-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Assessed

22-23 Non-Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

  • 15 credit Masters level module: a 3,000 word assignment.
  • 20 credit Masters level module: a 4,000 word assignment.

Careers/further study

This course can contribute towards the following Programmes subject to relevant credit to be undertaken:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Knowledge and understanding

  • Critically analyse the rationale for particular qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods.
  • Interpret the stages of the research process and the meaning and significance of data generation and analysis in qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Apply the critical knowledge of the relationships between sampling and theory generation.
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the need for and the process of research governance.

Intellectual skills

  • Make evaluative judgements on the relevance of qualitative and quantitative approaches to the investigation of research issues/questions.
  • Justify the appropriate uses of primary and secondary sources of data.

Subject/professional/practical skills

  • Critically appraise published research relating to their discipline area and its implications for policy and practice.
  • Critically appraise a selection of appropriate tools for data collections and analysis.
  • Demonstrate an ability to deal effectively with the ethical issues arising in the conduct of research.

Transferable skills

  • Demonstrate a reflective approach to research.
  • Demonstrate a critical insight into ethical issues, intellectual property rights and other legal considerations arising in the conduct of research.

Course Director

Dr Alison Hughes and Dr Jen Pearson (distance learning module)

Introduction

These 15 or 20 credit Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology courses will give you an overview of:

  1. the current state of research in health and social care, including, for example issues of funding, the formulation of research questions, the relationship between evidence and practice and the implementation of research findings in different settings
  2. the access, use and the development of information systems: databases; libraries; bibliographic searching; the Internet
  3. critical appraisal methods as applied to selected research methodologies and strategies adopted in health and social care, including:
    • evaluating intervention research (experimental and quasi-experimental research; randomised controlled trials; action research; descriptive and inferential statistics including both parametric and non-parametric approaches)
    • evaluating survey research
    • evaluating qualitative research (open interviews, discourse and content analysis, observational research)
    • evaluation criteria: reliability, validity; issues of corroboration; triangulation
  4. the main research methodologies and strategies
  5. Health Service evaluation
  6. ethical issues in research
  7. innovations in research and the development of new methodologies.

There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 (UZWSPX-15-M) or 20 (UZWRGQ-20-M) credits. There is also a 15 (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 (UZWYGP-20-M) credit distance learning module option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used in conjunction with weekly face-to-face seminars and self-directed study.

You will require easy access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the module.

Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses