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Evaluative Research Methodology, Nursing & Health

My Distance Learning College


Evaluative research is a particularly useful approach to research in health and social care because it enables us to determine the value of the services we provide. This course will define evaluative research and discuss its purpose in relation to health and social care.

You will distinguish between evaluative research and exploratory research and go on to explore how some types of evaluative research could be described as critical research. You will also examine the use of evaluative research in influencing policy formulation and decision-making.

This course covers topics including:

  • An Introduction to Evaluative Research
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Evaluative
  • Research
  • Design Issues in Evaluative Research
  • Approaches to Evaluative Research
  • Collecting and Analyzing Data for Evaluative Research
  • Using Evaluative Research to Influence Decision Making


    Evaluative Research Methodology, Nursing & Health Diploma

    Evaluative Research Methodology, Nursing & Health Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.


    After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9041
cost $417.00
estimated time to
complete course
108 Hours
course materials
365 Days