PAR-40045 - Introduction to Research in Clinical Education (distance learning)
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

This module will introduce participants to the principles of research, the appropriate use of methodological approaches and to enable them to understand how selected methods maybe applied to researching and evaluating practice.

Intended Learning Outcomes

demonstrate a critical awareness of the principles of research and evaluation: 1
critically evaluate the research literature to help inform the development of questions of their own practice based research: 1
develop an appreciation of qualitative and quantitative methods and their application to practice research: 1
evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different research methods: 1
reflect on their knowledge of the research process and methods and how these relate to their own proposed research: 1
identify, evaluate and manage ethical issues in the context of clinical education research: 1
frame research questions which can be addressed in the context of clinical education: 1

Study hours

6 hours will be online tutorials and up to another 24 hours may be other structured distance learning activities including blogs and interactive discussion forums.
120 hours - open and distance learning, including completion of assessments.

School Rules

Students cannot take the face to face equivalent of this module (PAR-40041)

Description of Module Assessment