To critically utilise knowledge and understanding of the research process to undertake a selected primary research project relevant to a health/ social care setting.
Revision of the stages of the research process including critical review of literature and appraisal of existing knowledge, formulation of a clearly defined research question/ hypothesis for investigation, research ethics, sampling, data collection and analysis methods, interpretation and discussion of findings
Writing an abstract and writing for publication. Poster design
The remainder of the syllabus will be directed by individual student needs and depend upon the nature and scope of the research project
This will be guided by the process of research supervision