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Module Reading List

Project B, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr. Stephen Pearson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

* = Most recommended

Research projects

* Bell, J. 2014. Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science . 6th edition. Maidenhead, Open University Press

* Davies, MB. 2007. Doing a successful research project : using qualitative or quantitative methods. New York, Palgrave Macmillan

* Module 12 in Varkevisser C.M. et al. Designing and conducting health systems research projects. Geneva: WHO IDRC, 2003. (Links to Vol 1 & Vol 2 )

Walliman, N. 2005. Your research project: a step-by-step guide for the first-time researcher. 2nd ed. London: Sage.

Usherwood, T. 1996. Introduction to project management in health research : a guide for new researchers. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Luck, M. 1999. Your student research project. Aldershot: Gower.

LearnHigher. 2011. Report writing - resources for students. Available from:

Burnard, P. 2004. Writing a qualitative research report. Nurse education today. 24(3): 174-9.

WHO Regional Office for the West Pacific. Health research methodology. A guide for training in research methods. 2nd ed. Manila: WHO, 2001. (link)

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General academic writing

* Skills@Library. 2019. Writing skills. Available from:

Burnard, P. 2004. Writing skills in health care . Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

Gillett, A. 2009. Academic writing: writing paragraphs. Using English for academic purposes: a guide for students in higher education. Available from:

Morley, J. 2013. Academic phrasebank. University of Manchester. Available from:

Williams, D. 2002. Writing skills in practice : a practical guide for health professionals . London: Jessica Kingsley.

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* Sandars, J. 2009. The use of reflection in medical education. AMEE Guide No. 44. Medical teacher, 31(8).

Sobral, D.T. 2000. An appraisal of medical students’ reflection-in-learning. Medical education, 34, 182–187.

Tate, S., Sills, M. 2004. The development of critical reflection in the health professions. London: Higher Education Academy, Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre.

This list was last updated on 07/11/2019