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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||Application of Research Methods|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,938.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- AVME 785, AVMX 785
- Limited to
- MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAeroRT, PGDipHealSc, PGDipOccMed, MPHC, MTravMed, MGP
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- Teaching staff
Course Director: Julie Myers
- Paper Structure
This paper covers:
- Choosing a research topic, design and method
- Research ethics
- Data-gathering: qualitative and quantitative methods
- Analysis and writing up: qualitative and quantitative research
- Practical aspects of research
- Critical evaluation of qualitative and quantitative research
- Teaching Arrangements
This is a fully distance-taught paper and is run each year in the first semester.
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.
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- Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes for this paper are that students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:
- Critically appraise and synthesise literature pertinent to a specific research problem.
- Use basic statistical concepts and terminology accurately
- Describe a qualitative methodological approach appropriate for a specific research problem
- Apply appropriate ethical principles to the conduct of research
- Write a methodologically-sound postgraduate research proposal