- Health research: an introduction to qualitative and quantitative paradigms and ethical considerations
- Research design and methodologies
- Strengths and limitations in research
- Qualitative data collection
- Quantitative data collection
- Quantitative and qualitative data analysis
- Doing health research in a developing country: ethical and practical considerations
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This subject was previously known as Research and Evaluation in International Health.
This subject covers the theory and practice of qualitative and quantitative research processes and the complementary use of these methods in applied health research and evaluation practices. Various qualitative and quantitative research methods and issues that contribute to credible evidence will be discussed. Ethical considerations of conducting research in a variety of health settings.
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- Assignment 1 - Written review (25%)
- Assignment 2 - Invigilated Exam (45%)
- Assignment 3 - Written analysis (30%)
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