About this short course
More than ever people are called upon to do health and medical research, but without ever having received training!
Developed by the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and endorsed by the Research Council of Tasmania Health Service (South), this course was co-designed by a team of research experts working across different disciplines of health.
This course fills the knowledge gap by providing a basic, yet critical, understanding of what is needed from the start to the finish of a high-quality research project.
As a course participant, you will learn the complete timeline of a research project, including key milestones to aim for along the way. You will be guided from the first steps of finding mentors, to formulating a research question, reviewing the literature, integrity, ethics, study design, authorship and much more
Who should do this course?
The course is designed for anyone who wants to develop the practical knowledge required to complete a high-quality health research project and is perfect for:
- Anyone involved in health research that has not received formal research training
- Health professionals interested in doing research
- Students embarking on a research higher degree… Honours, Masters, PhD
- Anyone interested in taking the first steps towards doing health research
As a general guide, the course will take about 30 hours to complete. It is fully online, self-paced, and with open access to all content for 12 months.
The learning consists of online reading material, links to credible external resources and interactive content to help guide your knowledge.
Each module is accompanied with short quizzes to assess your knowledge and upon course completion you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.