This subject will prepare students for undertaking clinical research within hospital, community and primary health care settings. Students will develop skills in how to design and conduct empirical research in an ethically appropriate manner. Content includes: development of a research question, study design and methodology, and ethical issues in health care research.
This subject will be conducted as a mix of face to face seminars, online tasks and intensive workshops.
Intended learning outcomes
Illustrate a basic knowledge of the research environment
Develop a critical approach towards medical research
Critically evaluate the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods
Develop analytical and critical thinking skills
Develop skills to plan and undertake a research project