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Integrated Professional Practice Research methods (15)

Key Information


Programme Type

Short Course

Delivery

Fully Online

Award

15 PG Credits

Cost

£750

Next Start Date

15 April 2024

Course Overview

This course has been designed to meet the need of experienced registered practitioners from backgrounds such as nursing, paramedicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and radiography.

The course will enable students to deepen their understanding of qualitative and quantitative research approaches that can be used to address research questions in the health and social care sector. This in turn will help students to build the skillsets needed to understand and appraise research, equipping themselves to be a creator of knowledge.

Key Features

Aligned with NHS career framework

Part Time

Cross discipline

Designed for practitioners

Students together

How You Study

This course is designed to be delivered fully remote, and a range of learning materials will be provided through the Virtual Learning Environment.

Course content will be broadly introduced, before focussing on the knowledge and skills necessary to enable practitioners to design research that is directly relevant to the contemporary workplace.

This course will aim to cover:

- Key components of research design
- Determining and formulating a research question
- Qualitative and quantitative research methods
- Literature searching and appraisal
- Approaches to data collection
- Ethical considerations and approval processes
- Identification of an area for independent study
- Development of a research proposal

How you are assessed

Students will be formatively assessed throughout their literature search Formative- students will be formatively assessed as they work up their literature search strategy, allowing for scaffolding of fundamental research skills.

Summative- a written piece of work in 2 parts-
1)a reflective discussion of qualitative, quantitive and alternate methodologies and what influenced their choice in selection (1000 words)

2)a research proposal plan (1000 words) which will encourage a deeper understanding of how new studies are developed, whilst providing an opportunity for students who intend to progress to a dissertation to begin the development of their project.

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