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Systematic Reviews (Open Learning)

Systematic reviews: objectives and overview

These pages aim to introduce you to ......


By the time you have completed this tutorial you should be able to:

  • identify a systematic review
  • find existing systematic reviews 
  • recognise the different types of methodologies used 


This tutorial goes through the basics of what constitutes a systematic review and how it differs from a literature review.

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Time allowance

This tutorial should take 15 mins to complete.