About the Course
Applications are now open for the course running 5 March - 9 March 2018.
In this module, students will develop their research skills by learning how to write a research proposal and prepare for the research dissertation.
The module covers the following topics:
- Formulating a research question
- Reviewing the literature
- Choosing methodologies and data analysis
- Writing a research proposal
- The scope and role of the Ethics Committee
- Presenting research data
- Formulation of a research question
Course Delivered by
Associate Professor Tony Paget
Tony Paget’s background was in psychiatric nursing, but took an early interest in health informatics via participating, then organising the European Summer School of Nursing Informatics through the 1990s. He has been a qualified higher education teacher since 1998 and helped design Swansea University’s successful MSc in health informatics in 1999. He became the course director in 2011.
Judy Jenkins is an experienced and articulate educator. She has been working in academia since 1993, following 10 years in the NHS in a variety of managerial positions and is now a senior member of the health informatics group in the School of Medicine. Judy holds an MSc in Health Informatics, a PGCE in Higher Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her specialist subjects and areas of interest are clinical coding, secondary use of data, leadership and project management, and is module leader for several of the modules on the MSc in Health Informatics which relate to her areas of expertise.
If you have any queries about the entry requirements, please contact the admissions tutor Judy Jenkins
Admissions Tutor and Lecturer in Health Data Science
Data Science Building, Swansea University Medical School, Singleton Park, SWANSEA SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
+44 (0)1792 60 6292