Research Evidence and Practice
Gain a deeper understanding of the value of evidence-based research.Broaden your critical skill-set. Wield qualitative and quantitative research methods. Look at some of the ethical and philosophical approaches to sifting through evidence.
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After successfully completing this degree you should be able to:
- Appraise the contribution that research makes to evidence-based practice.
- Understand the research process and the basic elements of research design.
- Examine the role of qualitative and quantitative methods for conducting research.
- Discuss legal and ethical principles that apply when conducting research.
- Critically evaluate research reports and synthesise findings applicable to professional practice
- Understand selected analysis techniques used in qualitative and quantitative research.
- Critically examine conceptual and philosophical dimensions of research.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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.
- Peer Feedback (15%)
- Systematic Review (60%)
- Research, Strategy and Journal (25%)