Courses & seminars
Courses and seminars

The EPPI-Centre provides over 15 years’ experience of conducting reviews, teaching and supporting reviewers, and developing innovative methods for synthesis. We provide a variety of different types of MSc and short courses, seminars and tailored training and support.

MSc in Systematic Reviews for Public Policy and Practice

Designed to equip you with knowledge and practical skills for synthesising and using all types of research evidence, this programme includes a dissertation and modules taught by EPPI-Centre tutors. A limited number of places are available on the following modules so these can be taken as individual courses without MSc credits:

Follow the links above for further information including how to apply.

MSc in Social Policy and Social Research

This programme offers a solid grounding in the theory and practice of social policy and related research methods, including systematic review. There are several distinct pathways structured around a shared core and dissertation that enable students to follow specialist topics. Two of the programme's core modules, Understanding the policy process, and Evidence for policy and practice, are led by EPPI-Centre staff.

Tailored training and support

The EPPI-Centre provides tailored training, centralised resources and support for groups wishing to undertake systematic reviews of research on a range of policy and practice issues. We have supported more than 30 national and international groups undertaking reviews within different topic areas. Tailored workshops have been provided for organisations including: the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network; the Continuing Professional Development Centre at the University of Oxford; the Department of Social Work; Department for International Development; the European Food Standards Agency; University of Central Lancashire; Government Office for the West Midlands, Birmingham; the Sussex Institute at the University of Sussex; the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR); the London School of Economics (LSE) Health and Social Care; the Ministry of Education, Oslo, Norway; RAU University, Johannesburg, South Africa; SPARK, American University of Beirut; Aarhus University, Denmark; and the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work at Queens University Belfast.

The EPPI-Centre provides centralised resources and support for groups wishing to undertake systematic reviews of research on a range of policy and practice issues. We have supported more than 30 national and international groups undertaking reviews within different topic areas.

Click here for more details on tailored training

Events and seminars

The EPPI-Centre runs regular seminars and events of general interest to many of our partners.

  
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