Introduction to Education Research Course

Introduction to Education Research in the Health Professions and Sciences course

Program summary

This course is designed to introduce participants to health education research methods. Through a mixture of plenary talks, hands-on group activities, and self-directed learning participants will develop foundational knowledge and skills to support their education research. The course covers the full research process including: identifying a topic of inquiry, formulating research questions, selecting and implementing appropriate methodologies and methods, and disseminating findings. The role of theory in designing and implementing education research, along with maintaining ethical standards and rigour in the research process will also be covered.

We have 3 current enrolment options for 2019 – 2020:

5-day face-to-face intensive course

  • 2nd - 6th December 2019. Monash University, Clayton.
  • AUD3100

3-day face-to-face intensive course – Malaysia

  • 5th - 7th March 2020. Monash University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Online only

  • Two cohorts available
    • 4 August - 11 October 2019
    • 13 October - 20 December 2019
  • AUD1500

Please note cohort at registration (in the 'What do you hope to get out of this course?' section)

Optional assessment available AUD1000

Optional mentoring fees available on request

Melbourne and online course flyers

Malaysia 3 day intensive course flyer 

Course date

Course time

Course location


Five-day course
2nd - 6th December 2019       
9am-5pm Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 

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Three-day course
5th - 7th March 2020              
9am-5pmMonash University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Online only course
  • 4 Aug-11 Oct 2019

  • 13 Oct - 20 Dec 2019


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Testimonials from 2018 course