- To develop students’ capacity to conduct research through critical and systematic enquiry related to global health and social justice and to develop their skills in research design.
- To give students the opportunity to investigate an area of global health and social justice in depth by planning and executing a small-scale independent social research project.
- To develop students’ skills in the complexities of formulation of research questions, collection of data and analysis.
- To develop students’ critical understanding of the processes entailed in undertaking social research in complex and ethically-contested arenas.
- To develop students’ ability to critically analyse and synthesise in an extended piece of writing (10,000 - 12,000 words) involving extensive literature review, and critical evaluation of research methods, reporting and interpreting findings.
- To develop students' research and writing skills so they can fulfil the professional and academic roles expected of students with a Master's education,
- To provide students with a framework to enable them to critically discuss the framing of research issues by policy and the policy implications of research.
Dr Filippa Lentzos
Workshops, supervisory meetings and self-directed study
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Coursework (proposal and dissertation)