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Systematic Review course

An intensive course to introduce you to the necessary skills to complete a systematic review.

Develop an understanding of the systematic review process through this practical and highly interactive course, with a range of discussion, group and hands-on sessions.

Course dates

There are currently no upcoming dates available for this course, but you can . We will provide an update here when a new course date is scheduled.

Register your interest

This is a virtual course which will comprise of 5 half-day sessions (mornings) that will be tutor led. There will be lots of breaks scheduled and plenty opportunities for independent study during the afternoons, as well as optional 1:1 tutor support.

"Very accomplished lecturers, informal style, and high quality content. Practical details – critical appraisal very well taught. Very good food and great for vegetarians."

Course participant, SURE Systematic Review Course

Participants come to the course with a research topic and leave with a draft protocol for their systematic review.

Who is it for

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Postgraduate healthcare researchers
  • Policy makers
  • Librarians and information professionals

Course content

This course will cover:

  • introduction to systematic reviews and other types of evidence synthesis
  • developing a protocol
  • literature searching and selection of studies
  • critical appraisal of quantitative and qualitative research
  • extracting data – developing/adapting forms
  • meta-analysis or narrative synthesis
  • reporting and dissemination of evidence syntheses.

Find out more

Learn more about this course, including the key aspects covered, course presenters and book your place.

Course lead

Mala Mann

Mala Mann

Information Specialist/Systematic Reviewer

+44 (0)29 2068 7913

"Combination of lectures and practical exercises. Brilliant engaging teaching staff. Extremely knowledgeable and competent. Good amount of opportunity for discussion and questions. Fielded questions well."

Course participant, SURE Systematic Review Course