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NUR8040 Qualitative Research Methods

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MSCR or MMHN or MNRS or MOHH or PDEV or BPSH or MNSG or (BSCI with Psychology major 13815)

Other requisites

Students need to completeHSC8050 (or equivalent) as a pre-requisite or co-requisite


This course builds on the research knowledge and skills introduced in HSC8050 Research Methods in the Human Sciences. It develops the student's ability to make use of qualitative research strategies contributing to the foundational knowledge of research literacy for professionals working in the areas of health and human services.

In this course students will critically examine the contribution of qualitative research to health and human service practice; the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative research, and develop skills and application of the purposes, designs and processes of qualitative research. Student will critically evaluate the comparison with and co-contribution to empirical research methods.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 External