International PhD Course: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods in Health Care and Medicine Use

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences / Department of Pharmacy
07.11.2011 - 11.11.2011  Copenhagen
Course Content
The course covers a variety of research designs and qualitative and quantitative research methods. The course deals with topics such as:

•The research process
•Survey methods, including questionnaires
•Participant observation
•Focus group interviews
•Documentary methods
•Philosophy of science and medicine
•Research ethics
•Dissemination of research
Throughout the course, relevant examples from health care, medicine use and pharmaceutical policy will be introduced.
Learning objectives, training objectives
The course objectives are to enrich and enhance participants\' understanding of major principles and methods in research concerning health care, medicine use and pharmaceutical policy.
Target Audience
The course is primarily intended for PhD students, but is also open to other applicants with a similar background.
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Upon completion of the course, participants are required to demonstrate their ability to design, conduct, and evaluate research with special reference to the fields of health care and medicine use.
Local Organizer
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Unfortunately, we are not able to offer any kind of sponsorship.
Public Health Research
Credit Points
5 ECTS - Points
DKK 9.800,00
Organizer contact info
Universitetsparken 2
2100 Copenhagen
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