Click here for all of ScHARR's Short CoursesScHARR is an International Centre of Excellence for Health Technology Assessment (HTA)Health Economics and Decision ModellingHealth Services Research and Public Health. We have over 20 years’ experience of providing worldwide knowledge transfer activities in the health and social care sector.

We recognise the pressures of studying and working at the same time. Short courses offer a flexible and alternative approach that can be completed to suit your work schedule. We offer variety in our portfolio of learning that will help you develop new analytical skills, in-depth disciplinary knowledge and the capacity to deploy critical thinking, all of which are essential to work effectively in health related organisations in a globalised world.

Innovation and Knowledge Transfer (IKT) allows us to utilise the impact of ScHARR’s research by applying our expert knowledge and skills in the real world of health and social care. Our support covers private industry, public and third sectors as well as other policy, decision-making and academic collaborations in health.

Our current program of short courses is below, but if you are interested in something not listed below please contact us to discuss a bespoke course.  All courses offer an early bird rate (EBR), a discount price for booking before the given date. You can also get group booking discounts, please contact us to discuss further.

For further information, making bookings or requesting a bespoke course please contact us via email at or call +44 (0)114 222 2968.

ScHARR Short Courses 2019-2020:

An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

Postponed DATE TBC

Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE) 2019

Tuesday, 10th - Thursday, 12th September 2019

How to Critically Appraise Research

Tuesday, 17th September 2019

Advanced Simulation Methods

Tuesday, 1st - Thursday, 3rd October 2019

Experiential Research Approaches (ERA): Qualitative Methods using Observation, Description and Interpretation

Thursday, 31st October - Friday, 1st Novembner 2019

ScHARR How to Quickly Synthesise Research

Tuesday, 11th February 2020

Real World Evaluations: Ten Key Principles for Evaluating Complex Health and Social Interventions

Wednesday, 22nd - Thursday, 23rd April 2020

ScHARR Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis

Tuesday, 28th - Thursday, 30th April 2020

Introduction to Meta-analysis

Tuesday, 7th - Wednesday, 8th July 2020

The Application of Psychometrics for Measuring Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 1

2020 Date TBC

The Application of Psychometrics for Assessing Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 2

2020 Date TBC

Rapid Review Methods

2020 Date TBC

Utility Data for Health Technology Assessment

2020 Date TBC