This module aims to describe and illustrate the methods available for research in palliative care, leaving students able to understand, appraise and develop sound research studies. Common research methods in palliative care are reviewed, including systematic literature reviews, quantitative methods, qualitative methods, clinical trials, epidemiological methods, survey design, economic analysis, and integration of methods in palliative care research.
Research Methods & Statistics is the first
compulsory module to take for all MSc /PG Dip/ PG Cert students, which always begins in January.
Module assessment - more information
3 hour exam