Short course

Creating and Applying Evidence

This course will equip you with knowledge to strengthen your research skills and broaden your understanding of evidence in healthcare.

Start date
19 October - 26 October 2023; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd November
5 days
Home - £1130
Postgraduate Microcredential
20 credits


This short course will develop your ability to develop a focused research question, gain a basic understanding of qualitative and quantitative research paradigms and methods, and be able to undertake an in-depth, systematic appraisal of evidence.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this short course you will be able to:

  • Have a good understanding of use and application of evidence in healthcare
  • Articulate a broad range of research paradigms and methodology relevant to healthcare
  • Systematically identify, select and evaluate research methods and interpretation of research findings
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concepts and tools related to EBP, including types and levels of evidence, methods of critical appraisal and use of electronic databases to access and review evidence.


20 credits



  • Thursday 19 October 2023
  • Friday 20 October 2023                    
  • Monday 23 October 2023
  • Tuesday 24 October 2023
  • Wednesday 25 October 2023
  • Thursday 26 October 2023


  • Thursday 2 November 2023
  • Thursday 9 November 2023
  • Thursday 16 November 2023
  • Thursday 23 November 2023


One 3,500-word essay 

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Stand Alone Course

This short course can also be taken as a stand-alone course and to apply, you will need to evidence your ability to study at Masters level. 

For applications and further information, please contact the Postgraduate Administrator:
+44 (0)121 414 6014

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