Postgraduate Course: Advanced Issues in Nursing Research (NUST11039)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course is the core subject-specific element in the MSc (R) programme and raises key questions and concerns in nursing research. The focus will be on specific topics and problems in nursing and health care research, these will be related to a more general consideration of how theory, methodological issues and research practice relate
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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| Demonstrate critical awareness of current key issues in the production of new knowledge in nursing research.
Demonstrate critical understanding and application of complex methodological and practical issues in nursing research.
Demonstrate originality and creativity in the application of research methods in nursing.
Critically analyse the nature of evidence in nursing research and its relation to the practice of nursing.
Critically analyse and conceptualise ethical issues in nursing resaerch.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sheila Rodgers
Tel: (0131 6)51 3940
|Course secretary||Mr Sergio Mori Sierra
Tel: (0131 6)50 4661