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BACH5255: Qualitative Research Methods

2021 unit information

This unit focuses on qualitative research methodologies, including the disciplinary traditions that contribute to qualitative methodologies and the construction of knowledge using qualitative methods. The implications of methodology for research design will be examined, as will approaches to data collection and analysis. Activities to build skills in research design, data collection and data analysis will be included. Students will work on a research project of their choice throughout the semester.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Participation Sciences

Code BACH5255
Academic unit Participation Sciences
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the principles of qualitative research design and implementation
  • LO2. critically reflect on qualitative approaches to health research and the varying methods used
  • LO3. communicate your knowledge about qualitative research through discussion with your peers and in written form
  • LO4. apply your knowledge of qualitative methodology and method to project design.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early 2020
Online Cumberland, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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