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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Research Methods For Health

University of Aberdeen

9 months
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4680 GBP/full
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About

Learn to design and carry out healthcare research projects with the Research Methods For Health programme of the University of Aberdeen. Study part-time with active health researchers at an award-winning health sciences university. 10% discount for NHS staff.

Overview

Learn to design effective, rigorous and ethical healthcare research projects.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Health will prepare you to carry out healthcare research.

You’ll develop the skills and confidence to design and undertake research in your own workplace, and be more competitive in securing external funding for research projects.

You’ll learn to:

  • critically appraise research evidence (including systematic reviewing)
  • develop a research question and justify an appropriate study design
  • select the most suitable statistical method for analysis
  • interpret your findings.

You’ll be supported by internationally experienced active researchers. Their work informs government and healthcare organisations. They’ll share their experience and expertise with you as you build your skills.

The Research Methods For Health programme of the University of Aberdeen is designed to help healthcare professionals, policymakers and early-career researchers improve their research qualifications in their spare time. Studying part-time online, there’s no need to relocate or take a career break.

Careers

Your qualification will be recognised by healthcare employers and learning institutions around the world. Your PgCert will give you the skills to:

  • confidently carry out health research and lead improvements in your workplace
  • be more competitive in securing external funding for projects to improve health and reduce health inequalities.

You’ll also have broadened your network of professional contacts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence - Based Health
  • Fundamentals of Research Design
  • Epidemiology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Qualitative Health Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 9 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 (lower-second) health-related honours degree
  • or be able to demonstrate evidence of equivalent experience in healthcare practice or research
  • English language requirements
  • Degree transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Degree certificate
  • CV / Resume

Technological requirements

A computer (PC, laptop or Mac) operating on:

  • Windows 8 or later
  • Mac OS 10.12 (Sierra) or later.

Reliable internet access

Speakers or headphones

We will give you access to Office365 applications

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4680 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4680 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    4680 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4680 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.

Funding

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