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Table 3 Methods used in evaluating M-level education

From: Exploring taught masters education for healthcare practitioners: a systematic review of literature

Qualitative (n = 15) Semi-structured interviews (n = 6): [36, 40, 43, 58, 59, 63]
Graduates free writing (n = 2): [33, 34]
Focus group (n = 3): [39, 41, 43]
Graduates, Managers, Educators, and Colleague’s interviews (n = 3): [45, 46, 65]
Focus groups and semi-structured interviews (n = 1): [37]
Quantitative (n = 14) Graduates Survey (n = 10): [35, 47, 51, 52, 54,55,56,57, 64, 66]
Cross sectional analytic (n = 2): [48, 60]
Graduates, Managers, and Educators Surveys (n = 2): [60, 61]
Combined data collection (n = 6) Graduates’ open- and closed-ended questionnaire (n = 3): [50, 53, 62]
Graduates’ open- and closed-ended questionnaire, and stakeholders’ interviews (n = 1): [38]
Graduates survey and focus group (n = 1): [6]
Graduates survey, interviews and focus group (n = 1): [42]