This will not be a full academic lecture on research methodologies, that would take several hours! However, it does give examples of what is required, and a structure to follow. It is important to note that these three should all be present. It is also useful to note what is not required in this chapter
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Research Methods for Dissertation - University of Birmingham
A leading university. Welcoming and ambitious. The aim of this module is to develop your ability to critically understand and conceptualise the process of research methods and data analysis. This will include issues of methodology, methods, data analysis, data management, ethics, governance and dissemination. This content will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the highest quality of evidence-based care within health and social care systems. The module aims to equip you with a critical and practical understanding of research and health improvement processes and refine skills in critical appraisal and project planning. This module is also offered as a standalone module.
The purpose of this chapter is to explain in detail the research methods and the methodology implemented for this study. The chapter will explain first of all the choice of research approach, then the research design, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the research tools chosen. This will be followed by a discussion on their ability to produce valid results, meeting the aims and objectives set by this dissertation. The chapter then goes on to discuss the sample size and the sampling strategy applied by the author, and the data analysis methods which have been used. It concludes with a brief discussion on the ethical considerations and limitations posed by the research methodology, as well as problems encountered during the research.
The Module comprises 10 three-hour sessions. The sessions will include lectures, case Studies, role-plays and discussions. The lectures are intended to provide you with essential information, to help you structure that information, to help you structure that information and to be a source of explanation. The activities are a vehicle for you to build on the knowledge gained in lectures, refine your analytical and oral communication skills and develop your practical skills.