Masterclass in Advances in Research Methodology




 Introduction

Research methodology is a way of explaining how a researcher intends to carry out their research. It's a logical, systematic plan to resolve a research problem. A methodology details a researcher's approach to the research to ensure reliable, valid results that address their aims and objectives.

Specific Aims

To develop the basic skills utilised in research and also to develop the framework in scientific social research methods.

Outcome
At the end of the course, learners would be able to:

·       Describe scientific research methods  in public health

·       Identify research problem and define the objectives of a study

·       Identify a study design and apply it to produce valid results

·       Effectively describe and interpret results

·       Write effective proposal for funding

·       Understand relevant ethical issues and adherence to ethical norms

Course Content

·       Introduction to Research, Research Issue and Research Design

·       Designing and Implementing Study and Grant Writing Proposals

·       Data Processing and Ethical Issues in Relationship to Research

·       Reporting Research Findings and Publishing

 

Teaching Methods

Interactive Lectures conducted online, Problem-solving exercise and case-based learning through a VLE platform.  Course materials, including lecture notes and Power Point presentation, and other programme materials will be provided electronically.

Assessment

Formative and Summative assessment. Learners would provide feedback via 1000 word written essay after each module and a 4000 written summative essay

Eligibility

Public Health researchers, public health nurses, statisticians, biologist, Physicians, Infectious Diseases Scientists, Postgraduate doc students.

Intakes: Jan | April | July | October

You will gain a CPD authenticated Certificate of Attendance.