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Research Dilemmas and Strategies

This is a Master’s Level module designed to develop advanced and specialist knowledge in the fields of research strategies and philosophical assumptions underlying research decisions.

It is designed to broaden student experience of research by reference to less well used strategies, methods of data collection and modes of data analysis; and deepen student awareness by clarifying background assumptions about the social world.

  • Ability to study at Master’s level (minimum of 2.2 first degree OR evidence of degree level study) and evidence of recent study.

The module forms part of the Master’s in Research (Applied Health Studies).

Further course information is available from the programme leader:
Dr Sally Ruane
T: +44 (0)116 2078732


How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information


Key information

Module Category: HEST
Module Code: 5005
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 7

Module leader


Semester 2:

  • 13.00-16.00hrs every Wednesday for 12 weeks, spring/summer term