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Principles of social research

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Also part of
MSc Public Health
Modes of Study

This module aims to introduce the basic principles of social research practice and theory as applied to health.


10 [100 hours]


Assessment is by optional formative assignment:

Formal assessment of this module is by a two hour-15 minute unseen written examination (100%). Students are advised to spend the first 15 minutes reading the paper and planning responses.

If students fail the examination they are allowed one further attempt.

Find out more information about this module on the LSHTM website.