Survey research methods and get critical about design. Describe approaches and observe techniques. Sample data collection methods. Scale and graph procedures and figure out incidence and prevalence. Draw on case studies and assess and present data
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This subject teaches students to identify and understand some of the methodologies used in survey research. It includes an overview of the procedures used in survey research, a descriptive approach to methods including questionnaire design, both sample and census data collection methods, and an introduction to survey sampling. The subject also covers observational and experimental data collection, incidence and prevalence statistics, standardisation and the different types of study designs commonly used in health statistics and elsewhere. Case studies will be drawn from areas such as sociology, market research, psychology, medical sciences and other areas as appropriate.
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