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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

20-21 Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Assessed

20-21 Non-Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 24/03/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Submission date: To be confirmed by the Module leader. NOTE: If you are undertaking the MSc Advanced Practice you will need to undertake the 20 credit module. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 07 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 14 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 21 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 28 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 05 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 12 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 19 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

20 credit Masters level module:

A 4,000 word assignment.

15 credit Masters level module:

A 3,000 word assignment.

Campus

Glenside

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 Praveen Kumar (distance learning module)

Introduction

This 15 credit (UZWSPX-15-M) distance learning option (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 credit (UZWRGQ-20-M) Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology course will give 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. 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:
    • valuating 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. An overview of 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.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 or 20 credits. There is also a 15 credit distance learning option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used, which includes UWE Online 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

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

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

UZWRGQ-20-M

Level

M

Fees

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 24/03/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Submission date: To be confirmed by the Module leader. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 07 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 14 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 21 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 28 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 05 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 12 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 19 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

20 credit Masters level module:

A 4,000 word assignment.

15 credit Masters level module:

A 3,000 word assignment.

Campus

Glenside

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 Praveen Kumar (distance learning module)

Introduction

This 15 credit (UZWSPX-15-M) distance learning option (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 credit (UZWRGQ-20-M) Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology course will give 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. 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:
    • valuating 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. An overview of 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.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 or 20 credits. There is also a 15 credit distance learning option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used, which includes UWE Online 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

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

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

Fees

20-21 Accredited 15 credits

£746.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.


Applications

University

Assessment

20 credit Masters level module:

A 4,000 word assignment.

15 credit Masters level module:

A 3,000 word assignment.

Campus

Glenside

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 Praveen Kumar (distance learning module)

Introduction

This 15 credit (UZWSPX-15-M) distance learning option (UZWSRV-15-M) or 20 credit (UZWRGQ-20-M) Masters level Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology course will give 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. 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:
    • valuating 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. An overview of 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.

Key Facts

The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 or 20 credits. There is also a 15 credit distance learning option available.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be used, which includes UWE Online 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

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

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