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Creating and Applying Evidence

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

Module Overview

The aim of this module is to develop the student’s ability to develop a focused research question,  gain a basic understanding of qualitative and quantitative research paradigms and methods, be able to undertake an in depth, systematic appraisal of evidence.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module you should 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

Module Dates

24/10/19 - Study Day 1
25/10/19 - Study Day 2
28/10/19 - Study Day 3
29/10/19 - Study Day 4
30/10/19 - Study Day 5
11/12/19 - Hand-in date


One 3500 word essay 

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Stand Alone Course

This module can also be taken as a stand-alone course if required. To apply, please contact the Postgraduate Administrator

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Fee if taken as a stand alone course

To be confirmed

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course

Evidence of ability to study at Masters level.

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