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Creating and Applying Evidence

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

Module Overview

This module 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 the module 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

Module Dates

  • Thursday 20 October 2022
  • Thursday 27 October 2022                    
  • Thursday 3 November 2022
  • Thursday 10 November 2022
  • Thursday 17 November 2022
  • Thursday 24 November 2022


One 3,500-word essay 

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Stand Alone Course

This module 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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