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Experimental Methods and Data Analysis - 10 credits (HCT031)

Module leader

Una Jones


Generic module for Healthcare Professions

Programme Pathway

Optional module for MSc in Occupational Therapy, MSc in Physiotherapy, MSc in Radiography, MSc in Healthcare Science , MSc in Neurorehabilitation ,  MSc in Managing Care in Perioperative Practice . 

Prior learning

All students must be in possession of a relevant qualification providing registration to practice as a healthcare professional.  Students will need to have studied HCT024 or equivalent.

Credit rating

10 at M level 

Notional learning time

100 hours 

Contact hours



The aim of this module is to enable students to develop advanced skills in the design and evaluation of experimental research studies. Advanced measurement theory and advanced methods of data analysis will be explored. This module is intended to increase the skills of those who wish to undertake an experimental research project either in the clinical field or in the laboratory and includes the use of computer based statistical analysis software.