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. All health professionals must have a good understanding of quantitative research methods most commonly used in healthcare so that they can appraise and conduct them safely.  


20 credits 

Module Attendance Required

One week block

Module Dates 

4-8 November 2019
Online exam: 8 November 2019
Essay submission date: 13 January 2020

Methods of teaching

Lectures, practical classes/workshops, independent study.


One 2,500 word essay (50%) and one 2 hour MCQ exam (50%) For both elements students will have to achieve a pass mark

Module Coordinator

Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen
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 acp@contacts.bham.ac.uk. For further information on fees or entry requirements, please contact the Programme Coordinator.


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