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BACH5255: Qualitative Research Methods

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.

Code BACH5255
Academic unit Participation Sciences
Credit points 6

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.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.