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Qualitative Methods for Public Health

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Geraldine Leydon
Academic year

Module overview

Understanding qualitative research methods and knowing how to interpret findings and conclusions from qualitative research is fundamental to being able to critique an evidence base. This module teaches you the underpinnings of qualitative research methods and how to apply these to research design. Key methods of data collection are explored, alongside prominent analytical techniques used when conducting qualitative research. You will develop the skills needed to critically appraise research when considering the results reported by others.