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Postgraduate Research in the Health Sciences Library Guide

Library guide for postgraduate students and researchers.

Recommended reading

SAGE research methods online

SAGE Research Methods Online is a tool designed to help you create research projects and understand the methods behind them.

Research Methods and Management

Managing the day-to-day aspects of your research can be a challenge. The Emerald database platform provides a number of guides on how to design, develop and present your research.

Statistical software

UCT staff have access to the following statistics packages:

  1. Stata (available in Health Labs 1 and 2 on Health Sciences campus)
  2. Statistica
  3. SPSS Statistics
  4. R for Windows
  5. Nvivo 11 (Learn the basics with,

The packages are available for download on Downloads section of the ICTS website.

Further information
Contact the ICTS Front Office on x3032 or send an email to