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Qualitative Research Methods in Health

This set of five courses aims to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to understand, design and conduct high quality qualitative research. By attending all five day courses you will gain a clear understanding of the principles of qualitative research as well as practising skills including interviewing, running a focus group, data analysis, oral presentation and academic writing. Learning will be assessed through planning and writing a protocol for a qualitative research project. Which counts as 15 Credits towards an MSc. There is about a hour of reading required in advance of each day course, all course will be from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Course outline

Day 1: Understanding Qualitative Research Methods  (22 Jan 2015)
Day 2:Focus Groups in Qualitative Research – Theory and Practice  (5 Feb 2015)
Day 3:Qualitative Interviewing - Theory and Practice (26 Feb 2015)
Day 4: Qualitative Data Analysis  (12 Mar 2015)
Day 5: Designing a Qualitative Study (26 Mar 2015)

Testimonials 

"The format of the session encourage good group discussion with different people and got 'expert' feedback!" - PhD student (2013)

"Helpful in giving a basic idea and food for thought in how to design future research" - Trial Manager (2012)

"I was able to refine my interview technique and learn how to conduct an in-depth interview" - Research Associate (2012)

"very useful. wish I'd had it in my degree!" - Clinical Research Fellow

"I found the course very useful in structuring my ideas for a qualitative PhD proposal" - Prospective PhD student (2011)

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Fees & registration

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These sessions are for Masters level students, PhD students and research staff to acquire the knowledge and skills to design and conduct good quality qualitative research. No previous experience of qualitative research is necessary, but it is essential to read the recommended papers in advance.

For queries about the course content, please contact Julia Bailey

To register or for administrative queries, please contact Tim Curry

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