Research Methods and Statistics (Cancer)

This module will educate you in the application of research methods to clinical practice, including:

  1. an introduction/ revision of commonly used statistical approaches to analyzing data
  2. an overview of types of epidemiological studies
  3. an introduction to the development pathway for clinical interventions, covering the transition from the laboratory through all phases of clinical trials
  4. practical guidance in the design and execution of studies that use real world data
  5. an introduction to other research methods, including systematic review and qualitative research methodologies.

Theoretical concepts will be explained and used in a practical way throughout the course, via a series of worked examples and by critical appraisal of papers.

20 credits

Module Dates
2017/18 dates
30 October – 3 November 2017

1.5 h examination- mix of Multiple Choice questions and 2 longer written response questions. 
To be sat on Monday 15th January 2018

Academics involved in the delivery of this module
The Module leads for this module are:

Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. For further information please contact:

Programme Administrator

Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803

Fee if taken as a stand alone course

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course
6 months oncology experience and holding a degree, preferably a 2.1 or equivalent qualifications in an appropriate medical/scientific subject.