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This module is designed for students to enable them to examine the philosophical basis of research and evaluate different research methods used in health and social science. The module will provide students with the opportunity to develop their ability in preparing a detailed research proposal within the field of their own profession/speciality. Ethical and legal aspects of research studies will also be considered in the module.
This module will be classroom based covering the theory and practice of research methods; online learning will be used to support teaching and learning.
Coursework 1: 15 minute Presentation (20% of module mark)
Coursework 2: 3000 word Research Proposal (80% of module mark)
Course work – 60 hours
Workshops – 33 hours
Self-guided student activity – 107 hours
Total activity – 200 hours
To apply for this course and to download our full course prospectus, please see the information about the Continuing Professional Development courses run by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.
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