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Qualitative Research Practice in Health PG (9583.3)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Faculty of Health

Availability

  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2020 Semester 1 MR   Sunil   GEORGE (Ph: ) INTENSIVE
    2020 Semester 2     (Ph: ) ONLINE
  • UC - Canberra, Online
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2020 Semester 2     (Ph: ) ONLINE

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Syllabus

The unit introduces participants to all stages of qualitative research practice focusing on:
The theoretical underpinnings of qualitative research;
Research design;
Data collection, analysis, and presentation;
Reflexive thinking; and
Ethical and safety considerations in qualitative research practice.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical perspectives that guide qualitative research practice;

2. Design a qualitative research project by determining a research question and methodology;

3. Collect, analyse and present qualitative data;

4. Demonstrate reflexivity; and

5. Identify and minimise ethical and safety considerations involving qualitative research practices.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Online engagement: 45 minute online lecture per week; 30 minutes spent contributing to forums/discussions per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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