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This course provides a sound introduction to qualitative health research. You will consider the relevance and value of qualitative methodologies which respond to current health agendas. The course introduces planning to conduct relevant research and a range of methods to generate, handle and analyse qualitative data. You will gain insight into issues of rigour, quality and ethics, and understand the importance of engaging with relevant audiences. The course is delivered by a range of experienced contributors, and you will gain insight into the practicalities of undertaking qualitative research via practical workshops and stimulating seminar discussions.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
- Introduction to qualitative paradigms - Qualitative methodologies (e.g. ethnography, phenomenology, action research, narrative enquiry etc) - Qualitative methods for data collection and analysis (e.g. interviews, focus groups, observation, framework analysis, grounded theory) - Sampling - Rigor and quality - Ethical challenges - Writing and effective communication of research findings
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Academic poster (10%) and research protocol based on academic poster (90%).