Quantitative Methods in Applied Health Research

Module code: MD7432
Module co-ordinator: Nafeesa Dhalwani

This module is also available as a stand-alone CPD course.


  • Describing and presenting data
  • Having confidence in data
  • Analysing data using SPSS
  • Survey methods and questionnaire design
  • Observational research methods
  • Design and conduct of clinical trials
  • Introduction to health economics


  • 22 ½ hours of seminars
  • 7 ½ hours of practicals/workshops
  • 120 hours of guided independent study


  • Analysis of sample data and written report (70%)
  • Critical appraisal of research designs (30%)