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.
If you are interested in courses we offer at the doctoral level, please contact Märet Brunnstedt, Coordinator, Doctoral Studies.