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Credit points: 20

Subject outline

This unit is divided into two main components, theory and research skills. Throughout the semester, students explore a variety of qualitative research methodologies such as grounded theory, ethnography, action research, unobtrusive observation, case study, phenomenology and archival methods. In addition, students engage in a number of practical activities aimed at increasing their skills in literature critique, data collection and analysis, and report writing.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorVirginia Dickson-Swift

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HLT1PHR, HLT4HR or other appropriate studies in research methodologies.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


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ReadingsReadings to be advised in first lecture.RecommendedN/AN/A

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