Research Methods in Health
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- 20 Feb 2023
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On completion of this subject students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Appraise scientific research paradigms and methods as they apply in biomedical sciences.
- Select appropriate statistical methods for specific research designs.
- Interpret statistical analyses in published research.
- Design and develop a research project that fulfils the key requirements of a Human Research Ethics Committee, or a Ministerial brief or policy paper on a relevant research topic.
- Literature searches; PICO strategies for research question formulation; National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research; Research processes; quantitative and qualitative study designs; Critical appraisal of research papers.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
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This subject develops students’ understanding of research processes used in biomedical sciences, including quantitative and qualitative study designs. Students will acquire an understanding of statistical power and effect size, will appropriately interpret research findings and will be able to formulate scientifically sound conclusions. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to prepare a ministerial briefing or policy paper on a research topic, OR a submission to a Human Research Ethics Committee
Exam (20%) Exam (30%) Research proposal (50%)
- Examination (30%)
- Examination (20%)
- Written Submission and Presentation (50%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 18 Jun 23
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