MFM2006R - Introduction to research methods
12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader: Dr Michal Schneider-Kolsky
This is a compulsory core unit for the Master of Medical Ultrasound course. Students are expected to explore the following areas; introduction to methodology, scope and nature of research in medical imaging, study designs, qualitative versus quantitative research, descriptive, observational and experimental studies, getting started, including literature surveys, critical appraisal of journal articles, research protocols, descriptive and inferential statistics, data analysis, questionnaire construction and survey techniques and writing papers and giving presentations on research.
On completion of the unit students should be able to:
Qualitative research project assignment: 20%
Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound or equivalent