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Measurement and Evaluation for Healthcare Practice 7KNIM700

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



6 teaching days across 10 weeks

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

This module aims to:

  • Introduce principal research methods and their use in the healthcare setting.
  • Provide a foundation for subsequent research modules.
  • Enhance skills for critiquing published research.
  • Provide an understanding of techniques applicable to future research work.
  • Provide an understanding of how knowledge of healthcare is advanced through research.

What will I achieve?

Participants will be able to:

  • Display an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods paradigms.
  • Critically evaluate the key features of quantitative and qualitative designs.
  • Expertly appraise research questions and their suitability for different designs.
  • Display an advanced understanding of the application of these methods in healthcare research and practice.

Who is this for?

Qualified nurses & midwives

How will I be assessed?

Coursework 100% - 1 x 2,000 essay

What is the teaching schedule?