The overarching aim is to provide knowledge on the methodologies and appraisal of quantitative, qualitative and integrative systematic reviews.
On course completion, the doctoral student should be able to:
Knowledge and Understanding
• demonstrate knowledge and understanding in conducting a systematic review
• demonstrate familiarity with systematic review methodology which includes quality appraisal, synthesizing data from quantitative and qualitative scientific literature and assessment of review findings.
Competence and Skills
• demonstrate the capacity to formulate a research aim and research question(s) suitable for a systematic review
• demonstrate the ability to construct a relevant search strategy for an intended research aim
• demonstrate skills in writing and defending a study protocol for a systematic review
Judgement and Approach
• demonstrate insight into the possibilities, challenges and limitations of systematic reviews and how they can be used to inform clinical practice, policy and future research
• demonstrate critical awareness of how to conduct, appraise and interpret findings from systematic reviews.
Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, make use of a word-processing programme (e.g. Word).
Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) with broadband connection, at least 0.5 Mbit/s both directions.
Various communication, e.g. e-mail, and use of basic functions in our learning platform (Learn), such as finding information and being able to submit files.