Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care
Gain a clear understanding of the concepts and theories surrounding the issues of research and critical appraisal in health care. This is a core module on most taught masters degrees offered by Warwick Medical School
- The course comprises a large practical component in which you will have the opportunity to practice the new skills that you have been taught, and to undertake some of the tasks necessary for the course assignment
- The teaching and learning style is interactive, and draws on the expertise of both our students and teaching staff
The aim of the material being taught during this module is to help you to gain a better understanding of evidence-based health care, research and critical appraisal. As such, this module will help prepare you for other modules, and also increase your ability to use research as part of your clinical or research / management role. While some of the material may seem to be challenging, this is appropriate for a Masters level module. The aim is to help students think deeply and develop their critical skills. The course includes a large practical component in which you will have the opportunity to practice the new skills that you have been taught, and to undertake some of the tasks necessary for the course assignment.
Credit value of module: 20 CATS credits at M level
Pre requisites: None
Directed learning: 30 hours
Self-directed learning: 150 hours
Teaching learning methods: Lectures, seminars, group work, practice
- This is a core module on most Masters programmes within Warwick Medical School
- Take the module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information
Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.
Dr Deborah Biggerstaff - Onsite
Duration: 5 days (not applicable for DL)
3,000 word essay
Next course start dates
Cohort A - 21/11/2022 - 23/11/2022 & 12/12/22 - 13/12/22
Teaching scheduled is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.