PCS-20005 - Research in Health and Wellbeing
Coordinator: Ross Wilkie Room: MSPC1.74 Tel: +44 1782 7 34845
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Level: Level 5
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733928

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
This module will enable students to:
Further develop their research skills and knowledge relating to public health in understanding a range of methodologies and perspectives
Develop research skills to undertake critical appraisal of a body of literature relating to public health


Intended Learning Outcomes

Critically appraise identified literature relating to health and wellbeing: 1
Evaluate a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies used in research: 1

Study hours

24 hours face to face teaching 15 hours lectures, 9 hours group work
2 hours tutorial
2 hours library support
122 hours independent study

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Critique weighted 100%
A 2,500-word critique of literature relating to health and wellbeing
Students will critically appraise identified literature, including the application of research methodology, and write a 2,500-word summary including recommendations to enhance health or wellbeing