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Researching Global Health and Development (Masters Module/Short Course)

Researching Global Health and Development - Short Course

This module aims to equip students with the practical and critical skills to prepare a detailed dissertation proposal within a focus relevant to social and organisational approaches to international health.

Content will include:

-formulating research questions

-theoretical and methodological underpinnings of health and social research

-ethics: principles and procedures

-planning a research project

-preparing a research proposal

-finding the literature - advanced library and database search procedures

-field research and primary data collection

-'desk' research and using secondary data

-analysing the Data 1 - primary qualitative data analysis

-analysing the Data 2 - quantitative data analysis

-writing the dissertation

Credit Rating: 15 SCOTCAT

Participants of the professional development courses will receive a certificate of attendance from the Institute.

However, participants wishing to gain an award may register for a post graduate certificate. The modules are then taken for credit on a part-time basis each year. A PG Cert requires 60 credits and a post graduate diploma requires 120 credits. If you do a dissertation in addition to the short courses, you will gain 180 credits.

If you register for an award, you can have up to 4 years for a PG Cert, 5 years for a PG Dip and 7 years for a MSc to complete in part-time mode.

Course dates: 17 September 2018 - 24 October 2018






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Recipient: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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