Research Methods and Statistics
Research Methods and Statistics 2022-23
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 2
Lectures will introduce you to the main concepts in research methods and statistics using real-world examples of research in practice.
Seminars may involve group work and/or independent work to apply the knowledge gained in the lectures to the collection and analysis of research data.
-threshold -•Limited insight into how to design a research project, collect data, and analyse results to draw applied conclusions•Some knowledge of research methods and statistics•Understanding of the main concepts, but with factual errors in non-core concepts•Limited analysis showing only obvious points of evaluation and links between ideas•Highly limited originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Highly limited evidence of independent research •Arguments presented but lack coherence with evidence for only some claims•Focused but with some irrelevant material and weaknesses in structure •Acceptable presentation with appropriate expression•Attempt at correct format in appropriate referencing style -good -•Some insight into how to design a research project, collect data, and analyse results to draw applied conclusions•Strong knowledge of research methods and statistics•Clear understanding and mostly free of factual errors •Some analysis showing critical evaluation and links between ideas•Some originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Some independent research •Coherent arguments with evidence for most claims•Focused and well structured•Good presentation with accurate and appropriate expression•Mostly correct format in appropriate referencing style -excellent -•Insightful awareness into how to design a research project, collect data, and analyse results to draw applied conclusions •Comprehensive knowledge of research methods and statistics•Detailed understanding with no factual errors •Critical analysis showing evaluation and synthesis of ideas•Originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Extensive independent research •Logically defended arguments with evidence for all claims•Highly focused and well structured •Excellent presentation with accurate and appropriate expression•Correct format in appropriate referencing style
- Collect and analyse quantitative and qualitative research data.
- Critically appraise research risks within the bounds of appropriate ethical guidelines.
- Critically appreciate how research can inform leadership and management change by interpreting data to draw conclusions for organisational and system improvement.
- Understand and apply different methods of research study, including applied research in practical settings.
Preparation of a report analysing a quantitative and/or qualitative dataset.
A critical appraisal of both a systematic review and scoping review.