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Applied Health Research Methods: From Research to Practice

Postgraduate | MUR-SHP632 | 2024

Learn how to tackle health-related problems. Gain the confidence to recommend improvements to practice. Weigh-up the pros and cons of methodological approaches. Show your newfound knowledge by developing your own research proposal.

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Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
15 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
29 July 2024

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Applied Health Research Methods: From Research to Practice

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you will be able to:

    1. communicate the importance of the evidence-based practice (EBP) movement in relation to the current and future practice of health professionals.
    2. review and critique a range of peer reviewed literature on a subject related to your area of practice.
    3. compare and contrast the major approaches used in qualitative and quantitative research and discuss the utility of these approaches.
    4. identify, examine and evaluate appropriate research methods for the investigation of particular research questions and their applicability in health research.
    5. establish the ethical implications of, and processes in, undertaking human research including the protection of vulnerable participants in health research.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MUR-HCM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Care Management


Enrolment in a graduate degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Health Care Management

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