Clinical Research Methods in Medical Science


Competency in research methodology is important for the practising medical scientist. The aim of this module is to ensure that students will be fully competent to evaluate and present research relevant to medical science and in a professional manner.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of ethics, safety and professional codes of practice in carrying out research in the medical science laboratory.

  2. Identify, analyse and evaluate appropriate research methods in an area relevant to medical science practice.

  3. Systematically review and evaluate current literature using appropriate tools and techniques.

  4. Critically analyse and discuss research findings.

  5. Monitor, evaluate and/or audit the quality of practice against evidence-based standards

  6. Communicate research in various formats including written and oral presentation methods.

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