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DIGH706 Research Methods for Digital Health

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Introduction to all aspects of the process of research, with a special emphasis on study designs common in Digital Health, health informatics and biomedical research.

Paper title Research Methods for Digital Health
Paper code DIGH706
Subject Digital Health
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,889.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,674.00

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HEIN 706, HEIX 706


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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Research.
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Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain what research is, and in particular what research is in the Health Informatics setting
  2. Describe the different types of study designs commonly employed in Digital Health research
  3. Describe the different types data used in research and how they are collected
  4. Describe and explain the different types of error encountered in research
  5. Perform basic statistical analysis of data collected during the course of research
  6. Make a critical appraisal of research articles using an appropriate framework
  7. Explain what qualitative research is and describe some of the methods it employs.

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Not offered in 2021

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system