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PU5039: QUALITATIVE HEALTH RESEARCH (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

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. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Zoe Skea

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course aims to introduce qualitative approaches and methods within health research and to help you gain insight into the practical experience of engaging in qualitative research.

The course is delivered by a range of experienced contributors, and you will gain insight into the practicalities of undertaking qualitative research via a range of electronic resources. You will receive approximately 30 hours of online teaching which will provide you with a theoretical background for each topic.  You are expected to spend a further 70 time in private study and 70 hours in preparation for assessments.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Quiz (40%); individual report (30%); individual report (30%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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