Faculty of Health Sciences Applied Qualitative Research Methods Continuing Professional Development Individual module Level of study Please select a level How to apply What you'll study This module will provide students with an understanding of qualitative methods in health research. This is essential if students are to design and deliver qualitative studies and evaluate qualitative evidence. The module sits within the Masters of Research (MRes) Health Studies and is also available as part of the MSc Flexible Framework. The module can also be studies on a ‘standalone’ basis as part of the Postgraduate Training scheme (PGTS). Aims: To provide students with a critical understanding of the key concepts of qualitative research. To enable students critical appreciation of the main qualitative approaches to generating and analysing qualitative data. To illustrate the potential benefits, challenges and application of qualitative research in health and social care practice. Distinctive feature: The module will be delivered exclusively online and asynchronously Starts in: Duration: May 12 weeks (1 semester) Get in touch Module Leader Dr Gloria Likupe +44 (0)1482 463103 Admissions Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit. Find out more Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking. Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners. Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities. Entry requirements Entry is open to anyone working in a health and social care environment. Candidates will normally be expected to hold a bachelor’s degree with a classification of at least 2:2. Alternative qualifications will be considered through the matriculation process. Additionally candidates should demonstrate evidence of recent successful study at level 6 in the 5 years prior to enrolment. Students will be required to have access to a networked computer. This module is designed to be accessible to all eligible students. Content will be delivered asynchronously on-line through a combination of fixed sessions (articulate power point presentations), prescribed reading, online discussions and tutorials. Related courses Quantitative Methods Research and Evidence Applied to Practice Research and Literature Review Methods Dissertation/Online Fees and funding Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module) International: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Funding may be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.