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Quantitative Methods in Healthcare

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

Quantitative Methods in Healthcare

Quantitative research is producing factual and reliable outcome data within healthcare. At the centre of evidence based practice lies predominantly the systematic review of quantitative studies. The module will allow you to develop a good understanding of quantitative research methods most commonly used in healthcare so that you can appraise and conduct them safely.  


20 credits 

Module Attendance Required

One week block

Module Dates 

Teaching dates: Monday 21st – Friday 25th November 2022
Online exam: Friday 25th November 2022
Essay submission: Monday 9th January 2023

Methods of teaching

Lectures, practical classes/workshops, independent study.


One 2,500 word essay (50%) and one 2 hour MCQ exam (50%) To pass the module students must achieve a pass mark for both elements of the assessment

Module Coordinator

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a standalone course. The module can be taken as assessed or non assessed. To apply, please contact the Programme Coordinator at For further information on fees or entry requirements, please contact the Programme Coordinator.

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