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Objectives and competences

Objectives and competences

GENERAL COMPETENCIES

CG1. The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to describe the scientific method and know how to apply it in the development of research in health sciences.

 

CG2. The person with a Master's degree in health research must identify the fundamentals of evidence-based intervention and apply them to decision-making in clinical practice.

 

CG3. The person with a Master's degree in health research must recognize the appropriate research strategies for conducting specific studies and research designs.

 

CG4. The person with a Master's degree in health research must integrate knowledge into research and face the complexity of making judgments from information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.

 

CG5. The person with a master's degree in health research must have the capacity to apply search strategies and the management of sources of information and scientific documentation.

 

CG6. The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to communicate conclusions - and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them - to specialised and non-specialised audiences in a clear and unambiguous manner.

 

CG7. The person with a Master's degree in health research must have the capacity and learning skills to continue studying autonomously or self-directed.

 

CG8. The person with a master's degree in health research must possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.

 

GC9. The person with a Master's degree in health research must have the ability to work in multidisciplinary national and international health research groups.

 

CG10 That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or little-known environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study.

 

SPECIFIC COMPETENCES:

CE1: The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to describe the methodological designs used in health research, both quantitative and qualitative.

 

CE2: The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to internalise and apply ethical principles in clinical research, make decisions on the basis of these principles in conflict situations, and be aware of their limitations.

 

CE3: The person with a master's degree in health research must be able to design search questions on areas of uncertainty in clinical practice.

 

CE4: The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to describe the main sources of evidence-based information, both in quantitative and qualitative research results.

 

CE5: The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to use critical evaluation instruments of qualitative and quantitative research articles.

 

CE6: The person with the master's degree in health research must have knowledge and apply the language of scientific writing in the communication of health results.

 

CE7: The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to describe and apply the most common techniques for exploring and analysing data, the relationships between variables or categories and the contrast of hypotheses in both quantitative and qualitative research.

 

CE8.The person with a Master's degree in health research must be able to design a research project in the field of health within a specific context.

 

CE9. The person with a Master's degree in health research must formulate and identify health problems and apply specific theories and techniques for analysis.