Cannot be taken with: HAR6116
Aims/Description: Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) are used to test the effectiveness of interventions. This module covers the appropriate use of trials, the range of trial designs, strategies to optimise recruitment, sample size, outcome measures, the use of economic and qualitative methods alongside trials, the role of clinical trials units, ethical issues and governance procedures. Teaching is lecture-based. Assessment is by written assignment at the end of the module.This module is limited to a maximum of 40 students and prority will be given to ScHARR Masters students and then ScHARR Research students.
Restrictions on availability: This module is limited to a maximum of 40 students and prority will be given to ScHARR Masters students and then ScHARR Research students.ACF & AF students can take either HAR6116 or HAR674, not both.
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