Taught courses in research methods vary from one day courses providing an introduction to statistics or qualitative methods, to Masters degree courses in Health Services Research. These courses usually cover quantitative and qualitative design and analysis, health economics, epidemiology and statistics, systematic reviews and critical appraisal. They provide a good general grounding in research methods for anyone interested in pursuing an academic career.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Masters courses in Epidemiology or Health Services/Systems Research.
The Masters in Epidemiology is available by distance learning.
Bristol University Department of Social Medicine
Short courses (2 to 5 days) in research methods, statistics, health economics and qualitative research.
University College London Research Methods for Health Professional
One year course in quantitative and qualitative research methods aimed at junior doctors.
The Masters in Health Services Research
- takes one year full-time or two years part-time.
University of Leeds
-the MA in Health Service Studies (Research) is a one year full-time, or two years part-time, Masters course in health services research methods.