Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module forms part of the BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation Science programme at Keele, which is an innovative, integrated programme that prepare the graduate for further study or employment in a health and social care setting. The module builds on content introduced in Year 1 and the student's research proposal submitted in Year 2 Semester 2 (Research Skills).
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/pty-30047/lists
This module aims to develop further the student's research skills through the conduct and write-up of a research project.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Perform a comprehensive search, and critique, of the literature to identify and extract relevant evidence for a research project: 1Design and conduct a research project incorporating relevant research design theory: 1Manage, manipulate, analyse and interpret data in an evidence based manner (determined by the type of research study conducted): 1Summarise, compare, contrast and synthesise research findings: 1Independently manage a research project to completion (incorporating organisational, time management, communication, collaborative working and IT skills): 1
40 tutor led hours which may include meetings with supervisor (up to 6 hours), lectures, workshops, tutorials etc. and assessment preparation classes. 260 hours independent study.
1: Research Report weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Research reportEach student is required to submit a research report of a maximum of 4400 words (the word count does not include figures, tables, references or appendices). The research report should normally consist of the following:
Abstract (up to 400 words)
Introduction (including rationale and objectives);
Method (including justification of method, statement of ethical approval (where appropriate) and method of analysis);
Discussion of key findings;