Research Methods - Level 7 - 7OT513
About this module
Health care professionals intending to conduct research in the workplace or relevant to their practice needs to have an in-depth understanding of research methods, analysis and report writing in order to do so.
Those working in both health and social care settings need to be able to design, plan within practical constraints, conduct, analyse, and report research relevant to their particular discipline.
Learning Beyond Registration
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.
Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.
Continuing Professional Development
CPD is a core element of every health and social care professional's development journey. We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6 and 7), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.
Which professions is this module aimed at? Occupational Therapy
Course code: - Module code: 7OT513
Start dates are usually: September, January, April.
Module level: Level 7
Module credits: 20 credits
On completion of this module you will be able to:
- Critically analyse research literature and through this identify a topic which could be researched.
- Critically evaluate the relevance of different research designs, methods and data analysis methods for this chosen topic.
- Critically consider the impact of ethical and practical factors affecting the conduct of research in the practice situation on this chosen topic.
Studying via LBR
If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr
If you're self-funding, then the team you need to contact depends upon how you wish to study. Some modules are available online whereas others are studied on campus, through distance learning or a mixture of the two.