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MH923 - Understanding Research & Critical Appraisal in Health Care

  • Module code: MH923
  • Module name: Understanding Research & Critical Appraisal in Health Care
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To enable students to identify, interpret, appraise and apply research relating to health care. These capabilities are essential for advanced professional expertise in health care and therefore make a vital contribution to successful completion of all MSc degrees in WMS.

Principal learning outcomes

Students will be able to: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the conceptual foundations of research relating to health care; Explain the principles and practice of evidence based health care and their application in specific areas of clinical practice; Evaluate evidence produced by different types of research design and its role in the development of health care services and clinical practice; Use the principles and techniques of critical appraisal to evaluate the limitations of research evidence, including complex interventions and studies at the forefront of methodological development; Demonstrate a critical understanding of the implications of research for clinical practice and service development.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 Days

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/med/study/cpd/module_index/mh923

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH923-20)
A1 (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Health Research (B9C2) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 2
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 3
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 4
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 5
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 6
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 6
  • Postgraduate Taught Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (B91Z) - Year 1
  • MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (B92A) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 1
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 7
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B930) - Year 8
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B945) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B950) - Year 6
Optional
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 6
  • MSc in Medical Leadership (B91G) - Year 2
  • MSc in Medical Leadership (B91G) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 7
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 6