Present a critical appraisal of two research studies, (1500 words approx.)
LO 1 and 2, weighting 50%
In relation to your research statement/question discuss the strengths and limitations of the research methods in the papers you are appraising.
Each paper should be appraised using a recognised appraisal tool – see examples on Moodle pages
Remember that the focus is on demonstrating your understanding of the studies, how they were carried out and their findings in relation to the chosen research statement.
Do not simply describe each study.
Concentrate on the strengths and weaknesses of the studies and the research process that has been followed.