University of Kent
Applied Health Research
The programme is for practising health professionals or managers wanting to develop their analytical and research skills, or recent graduates looking for a career in health and social care research.
A minimum requirement of a 2.1 honours degrees or higher in a social science or health-related subject. A medical degree and a demonstrable knowledge and interest in a relevant area. State registration in a health profession plus 2 years practice will be considered although evidence will be sought from academic referees that they have the ability to undertake a Master�s programme.
Modules include: Introduction to applied health research; quantitative methods in health research and qualitative methods in health research. Optional modules: epidemiology and public health; statistics in applied health research; introduction to health economics and evaluation and research in health services.
Assessment is through oral presentations; written assignments; seminar contribution; online discussion; reflective learning logs; coursework assignments and by dissertation.
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School of Social Policy, Socioligy and Social Research