Research methods and skills


Training and professional development for researchers at various stage in their career: graduate and doctoral students, early-career researchers, and those with substantial experience looking for a refresher or extending their research into new areas

  • Mixed research methods

  • Medical and health sciences

  • Ecological research

  • Management and presentation skills

Flexible courses designed to be accessible to busy researchers, delivered by experienced tutors from a range of health, social scientific and ecological research communities.

The courses use a range of formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended learning. Most of the courses can be taken 'for credit' by research students seeking to build a portfolio of accredited training and development.

Upcoming courses

Oxford Senior Executive Programme in Global Health

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 03 Sep 2018 to 07 Sep 2018

The Wars of The Roses: Power, Politics and Personalities (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 12 Sep 2018 to 23 Nov 2018

Quality of Medical Products and Public Health

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 17 Sep 2018 to 21 Sep 2018

Short Course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Research Skills

  • Professional development
  • Mon 24 Sep 2018 to 20 Nov 2018

History of Medicine (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 26 Sep 2018 to 26 Oct 2018