This module will help you to develop rigorous data collection and analysis skills to support research in musculoskeletal medicine. You will be required to apply a rich understanding of the quantitative and qualitative paradigms and their contribution to mixed methods research.
The module is organised into two topics. Each topic has a set of learning outcomes to help you focus your reading:
Topic 1 - Collecting Data for Quantitative and Qualitative Research (3 weeks)
- To understand how to construct and use questionnaires
- To know how to plan and carry out interviews (including focus groups)
Topic 2 - Analysing Qualitative and Quantitative Data (6 weeks)
- To know how to analyse qualitative data using qualitative data analysis software
- To know how to undertake quantitative data analysis using quantitative data analysis software.
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This module will be assessed by coursework, with a 100% rating.