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AVME785 Research Methods

Qualitative and quantitative research, designing research projects, ethical issues, survey methods, quantitative data analysis, statistics, types of data, data presentation, critical appraisal, research frameworks, comparison of methodologies.

Paper title Research Methods
Paper code AVME785
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
AVMX 785
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAeroRT, PGDipHealSc, PGDipOccMed, MPHC, MTravMed, MGP
Eligibility
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.

Enrolments for this paper are limited and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Director: Julie Myers
Paper Structure
Part of the Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed); Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Occupational Medicine (MHealSc(OccMed)); Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT)); Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Aviation Medicine (MHealSc(AvMed)) programmes.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught each year in the first semester. It is a fully distance-taught paper with an optional week-long Professional Visits Programme held at various locations around the world. Where is it this year?
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
  • Introduction to Research
  • Research Tools of the Trade
  • Literature Searching and Introduction to Critical Appraisal
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Research Design
  • An Introduction to Qualitative Research
  • Statistics and Research Analysis: Part I Introduction and Overview
  • Statistics and Research Analysis: Part II Data, Variables and Analysis
  • Designing and Reporting on Research Projects

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

Qualitative and quantitative research, designing research projects, ethical issues, survey methods, quantitative data analysis, statistics, types of data, data presentation, critical appraisal, research frameworks, comparison of methodologies.

Paper title Research Methods
Paper code AVME785
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Restriction
AVMX 785
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAeroRT, PGDipHealSc, PGDipOccMed, MPHC, MTravMed, MGP
Eligibility
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Director: Julie Myers
Paper Structure
Part of the Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed); Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Occupational Medicine (MHealSc(OccMed)); Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT)); Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Aviation Medicine (MHealSc(AvMed)) programmes.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught each year in the first semester. It is a fully distance-taught paper with an optional week-long Professional Visits Programme held at various locations around the world. Where is it this year?
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
  • Introduction to Research
  • Research Tools of the Trade
  • Literature Searching and Introduction to Critical Appraisal
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Research Design
  • An Introduction to Qualitative Research
  • Statistics and Research Analysis: Part I Introduction and Overview
  • Statistics and Research Analysis: Part II Data, Variables and Analysis
  • Designing and Reporting on Research Projects

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle