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Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

University of Huddersfield

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Part time

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  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course provides an excellent introduction to public health research methods and is aimed at anyone wishing to learn about the different types of research used in public health. It provides you with an opportunity to develop the key skills required to understand and critically evaluate quantitative and qualitative research, including data collection and analysis methods within public health.

The course will assist you in gaining the competencies required to transfer your new research skills into your practice area.
You will undertake systematic retrieval of empirical or theoretical literature and critically review and appraise literature in the specialist subject area.
You will critically appraise a range of research methods, techniques and designs relevant to inquiry in public health research.
It aims to provide you with an understanding of the epistemological and methodological issues and concepts in public health research

Teaching and assessment

Teaching is delivered through a range of teaching methods including lectures, tutorial supervision and guided independent study. Assessment will involve written course work.

Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Career support

This short course will assist you in developing public health related research methods and skills, and will enhance you continued study and practice in public health.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

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  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

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