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When looking to develop professional skillsets, coursework may be the solution. A course provides individuals with an in-depth academic experience exploring concepts and need-to-know information about any given subject.

What is a course in scientific research methodologies? Students can expect to find classes in research design, processes, ethics, sampling and collection as well as data analysis in a research methodologies course. Designed to introduce scholars to the numerous methods available, courses may cover the skills specific to each research method and how to conduct experiments within the scope of the method. Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods approaches may be covered according to their application in a wide range of disciplines such as medicine, engineering, psychology, and science.

The meticulous and detail-oriented nature of methodology students is an exceptional skill useful for career fields dealing with data, numbers, or processes. Critical thinking, data analysis, and problem-solving both individually and as a team are sought-after skills in potential leadership. Ethical and regulatory experience develops auditing and quality control skills useful in any career field.

The expansive nature of research methodologies has created a demand met by both distance and local learning opportunities. The variety in coursework focus creates a unique direction for each student, creating a financial obligation that could vary by institution. The school of interest can provide more details about cost.

There are often plenty of career opportunities for those with the knowledge and experience of scientific research methodologies. Teaching and supervising in fields of research holds potential, as does management within an R&D department of any number of manufacturing, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, or water companies. Many students might find a career as quality assurance auditors, technical sales and marketing coordinators, or regulatory specialists. The array of disciplines can present numerous openings.

The realm of scientific research methodologies is supported by courses offered globally through numerous distance programs. Physical classroom courses also create opportunity for students preferring to stay local. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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IES Abroad

This program is designed for engineering, architecture, and science students who want to take courses taught in English or Spanish at a prestigious and academically-chall ... [+]

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As the leading center of industry, commerce, and technology research in Spain, Madrid is an ideal city to study engineering, architecture, and science and their applications in the professional world.

This program is designed for engineering, architecture, and science students who want to take courses taught in English or Spanish at a prestigious and academically-challenging university — Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Specialize your studies with a range of engineering courses, from aerospace to mechanical. General architecture courses—including introduction to architecture, drafting, and design courses—offer you unique insights to your field. Science courses provide you with the chance to study pharmaceutical science as well as food sciences, with courses in biology and chemistry, too. Mix disciplines or focus on a single field for more concentrated studies.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
IES Abroad

Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those ol ... [+]

Overview

Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus; it’s in one of Europe’s most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally-recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).

With its strong course offerings in psychology and the sciences, you’ll find English-taught courses at the VU to apply to your major, from Experimental Cell Biology to The History and Philosophy of Psychology. You can dive deep into your major, but you also have the opportunity to expand your studies with IES Abroad course options, such as offerings in Dutch language and culture, sexuality and gender, studio art, and art history.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Elevate Health

This course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology and is also key to being able to follow specialized online medical courses in epidemiology. I ... [+]

Study Design in Etiologic Research

This course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology and is also key to being able to follow specialized online medical courses in epidemiology. Its aim is for you to learn about the principles and practice of cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies. We will discuss design, data collection, and outcome measures, as well as the major advantages and disadvantages of the different study designs. The emphasis will be on the application of study design in etiologic research. This online health course focuses on the more classical approach but also addresses modern concepts and design options, such as case-cohort designs. Various other study designs will also be discussed, with an emphasis on validity issues. Study Design in Etiologic Research is part of MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
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Part-time
6 weeks
Online