Doctoral Course FHV0003

Implementation Research in Health and Welfare Practice

7.5  Credits
Third Cycle

Starts week 14, 2021

The general aim of the course is to provide doctoral students with knowledge of theoretical frameworks, designs, methods and factors that are important for research on the implementation of evidence-based methods, practices and policy.

On course completion, the doctoral student shall be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding
• describe the frameworks and theories relevant to implementation research
• describe factors of importance in implementation and implementation research, such as the characteristics of the evidence-based methods, practices or policy to be implemented, the context and recipients, as well as methods and strategies to support implementation
• demonstrate knowledge about study designs and methods for studying different research issues in implementation

Competence and Skills
• apply their knowledge of implementation and implementation research by designing a research plan with research questions, study design, methods and procedures and with a theoretical base in implementation science

Judgement and Approach
• critically review, evaluate and reflect on the choice of research questions, study design, methods and procedures in implementation studies
• assess and give reason for the choice of research questions, study design, method and procedures in an implementation research plan
• identify and assess ethical issues related to implementation research

Starts and ends:
wk14, 2021 - wk23, 2021
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • Eligible students are those who fulfil the general requirements for PhD studies. Students must be familiar with the basics of qualitative and quantitative research before joining the course.
Application Code:
Online Education
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, make use of a word-processing programme (e.g. Word).

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) with broadband connection, at least 0.5 Mbit/s both directions.

Means of Education:

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.