Jointly offered by the Institute of Community & Public Health at Birzeit University in Palestine and King’s College London, UK, this free intensive certified online course is open for enrolment

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.

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 Middle East and North Africa.
  • 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 from the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University and the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London.
  • All course material is translated into Arabic and available online. Learners may participate in discussions and exercises in Arabic if they prefer. 

Who is the course for? 

The course is specifically designed for researchers, current and recently graduated master’s, PhD and medical students, and professionals working for local or international NGOs, ministries, and international aid organisations from war and conflict-affected settings.  


The course and all related material is free of charge, with the exception of the tests and certificate which cost £16.67 (digital only) or £32 (printed and digital). 


The course runs for four weeks from 7 February 2022 to 4 March 2022. 

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