A Guide to Doing Mixed Methods Studies in the Health Sciences

1 day course:  Thursday, 5th October 2017


1 day course: Thursday, 5th October 2017


Start: 9:30am

Finish: 4:30pm


£360 - Early Bird Fee - for confirmed bookings received on or before midnight Sunday, 6th August 2017.

£460 - Standard Fee - for confirmed bookings received on or after Monday, 7th August 2017.

Bookings will close at midnight on Wednesday, 20th September 2017.

We also off a 20% discount for bookings of 4 or more from the same organisation for the same course.  Please contact Karen Holden on 0114 222 2968 or at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk for further details.

Booking and Payment

Bookings are now open for this course.  All our short course bookings are initially processed through our Online Store. Payment is required at the time of booking via Credit/Debit card or Paypal.

If your employer is paying your fees and they would prefer to be invoiced, please ensure you have your Purchase Order details before making your booking. Bookings are NOT confirmed until receipt of the Purchase Order is received at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk

If you have any queries relating to fees and payment, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Accommodation and Meals

The course fee includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day plus all course materials and teaching fees.  No accommodation is included.

If you have any particular dietary or access requirements then please contact the Short Course Unit with your requirements at the time of booking.


Halifax Hall Hotel & Conference Centre, Endcliffe Vale Road, Sheffield.  S10 3ER.



For further information please do not hesitate to contact the Short Course Unit via email at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk

or call +44 (0)114 222 2968.

Course Content

The course will follow the process of undertaking a mixed method study from developing research questions, selecting an appropriate design, integration of data and findings, through to reporting in peer reviewed publications. It will also cover key issues such as relevant paradigms, quality assessment, team working and structural issues affecting mixed methods research. The focus will be on health research, particularly health care research. The day will be interactive, drawing on participants experience of mixed methods research.

Who will benefit from this course?

Researchers who have undertaken, are undertaking or are planning to undertake a mixed methods study in the health sciences. Researchers from outside health sciences are very welcome but the day will be focused on health research.

Course Materials

A copy of all course materials will be provided on the day on USB.

Course Faculty

Professor Alicia O'Cathain

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