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.