PHM588 Qualitative Research Methods

The unit introduces students to the principles and practical skills entailed in qualitative research, and should equip students either to plan and carry out qualitative research projects, or to integrate a qualitative component into projects involving quantitative research. Topics covered include: the distinguishing characteristics of qualitative research; ethical issues; main methods of collecting data; sampling in qualitative research; sorting, indexing and analysing qualitative data; use of computers, and writing.

Unit Information

Semester 2, 2017

RECOMMENDED TEXT - QUALITATIVE INQUIRY AND RESEARCH DESIGN: CHOOSING AMONG FIVE APPROACHES

RECOMMENDED TEXT - QUALITATIVE RESEARCH: A GUIDE TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION