Online Course

“Qualitative Research Methods for Mental Health in War and Conflict”

Institute of Community & Public Health (ICPH), Birzeit University

and King’s College London (KCL)

Call for applications!

 

We are pleased to announce that applications are open for the intensive certified online course on “Qualitative Research Methods for Mental Health in War and Conflict”. The course will be running from 9 November – 13 December 2020.

The course is specifically designed for researchers; current and recently graduated Master’s, PhD and medical students; professionals working for local or international NGOs, Ministries, and international aid organizations from the MENA region.

This intensive online course will equip you with up-to-date qualitative research methods skills. You will learn how to analyse data for use in programme evaluation, reporting, and academic paper writing as well as learning how to independently design an original research project. Experienced researchers will teach the course from the Institute of Community and Public Health (ICPH) at Birzeit University and the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London.

Key benefits

  • We offer excellent training in designing, conducting and disseminating the findings of qualitative research projects.
  • We draw heavily on contemporary examples of research on mental health in war and conflict with a particular focus on the MENA region.
  • We encourage candidates to apply their learning using their own data.
  • Delivered by experienced tutors from a range of health, social scientific and medical research communities and disciplines.

Certification

The receipt of a certificate from Birzeit University and King’s College London will require the successful completion of the online course. This involves completion of the online content, passing tests, and participation in discussion and exercise sections.

Eligibility criteria

  • The course is designed for researchers; current and recently graduated Master’s, PhD and medical students; professionals working for local or international NGOs, Ministries, and international aid organizations
  • Applications are welcome from the MENA region

Pre requisites

The choice of applicants will be based on a short (0.5 page) personal statement provided by the applicant. The statement must include: :

  • The reason/s for your interest in the course
  • How you anticipate to apply what you will learn from the course in your future work

Application and registration

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a personal statement (0.5 page) to the following address: mhconflict@gmail.com The application period starts 18 September until 4 October 2020. Successful applicants will be notified by 10 October 2020 through email.

For inquiries and further information, please contact: mhconflict@gmail.com