Subject details

After successfully completing this degree you should be able to:

  1. Appraise the contribution that research makes to evidence-based practice.
  2. Understand the research process and the basic elements of research design.
  3. Examine the role of qualitative and quantitative methods for conducting research.
  4. Discuss legal and ethical principles that apply when conducting research.
  5. Critically evaluate research reports and synthesise findings applicable to professional practice
  6. Understand selected analysis techniques used in qualitative and quantitative research.
  7. Critically examine conceptual and philosophical dimensions of research.
     
  • Topics
    • A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Research Evidence and Practice builds on the successful completion of the prerequisite subject listed below and aims to provide students with knowledge, skills and practices necessary for them to conduct an individual research project.

  • Assignment 1 - Peer Feedback (15%)
  • Assignment 2 - Systematic Review (60%)
  • Assignment 3 - Research, Strategy and Journal (25%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

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