Quantitative Research Methods
This module is for any student wishing to pursue an in-depth study of quantitative research methods.
This module will develop students’ knowledge and application of quantitative techniques appropriate to research in health and social care. This includes developing knowledge and skills in designing, conducting and appraising quantitative research in health at a postgraduate level. Students will gain a new understanding of the critical evaluation of statistical techniques and develop valuable information handling, report writing, data presentation and IT skills. Students will also benefit from a greater understanding of the traditions and philosophy of scientific research, gain an appreciation of how to formulate a good research question and establish aims and objectives, while becoming aware of the strengths and weaknesses of different research methods and key statistical techniques.
Applicants at level 7 would normally possess a bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
Students will be asked to write an analytic research report of a chosen research question examining the impacts on the research project of differing designs, data collection methods and analysis.
2023-24 Semester 1 Falmer Campus, Brighton – (Dates subject to change)
- November 13, 14, 15, 23, 24
Assessment submission date: tbc
If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact email@example.com for specific information on the fee for this module
If you are taking this as a single module, the fee is:
Please contact SHS-CPE-Admissions@brighton.ac.uk for further information about the module
This module can be taken as part of a course including:
MRes in Health Research (mandatory)
MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management
It could also be used as an optional module for other courses in discussion with the course leader.