QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN HEALTH
Credit points: 15
This subject complements and extends learning from introductory research methods subjects. It investigates, in further detail, the quantitative methods commonly used in health research. You will examine a range of quantitative study designs to develop skills in critical appraisal of quantitative research and skills that will prepare you for designing, conducting and analysing quantitative research in future studies and professional activities. You will examine basic statistics including, descriptive and inferential statistics, and become familiar with statistical analysis packages to analyse a set of quantitative data. No prior statistical knowledge is required. This subject will be delivered using a range of online learning activities complemented by face-to-face workshops.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorMeg Morris
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Co-requisites PHE5RMA or PHE4RMH
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Research methods in health: foundations for evidence based practice.||Recommended||Liamputtong, P 2012||2ND EDN, OXFORD UNI PRESS, MELBOURNE.|
Select to view your study options…
Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeg Morris
One 4.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentations seminar."
One 5.0 days workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A five-day face-to-face workshop (approximately five hours per day)."
|One 1,000-word data analysis and interpretation project and 5-minute oral presentation.||30|
|One 1,500-word research protocol design.||30|
|One 2,000-word critical appraisal portfolio.||Critiques of two published papers.||40|