Research Methods and Statistics (Cancer)

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

This module will educate students in the application of research methods to clinical practice. This includes: an introduction/revision of commonly used statistical approaches in analysing data an introduction to the development pathway for clinical interventions, covering the transition from the laboratory through all phases of clinical trials practical guidance in the design and execution of studies that use real world data an introduction to other research methods, including systematic review and qualitative research


20 credits

Module Dates

Module dates are to be confirmed.


10 minute oral presentation plus 1.5 hour examination.

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

The Module leads for this module are:
Professor Lucinda Billingham
Mr Peter Fletcher
Dr Jean Assender

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

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

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