This module will introduce you to the use of mixed methods for approaching and addressing research questions in a range of disciplines within social and human sciences. You will be introduced to the theories of mixed methods, and examine the ways in which quantitative and qualitative research designs interact in the context of addressing a research question. You will also be introduced to examples of mixed methods applications within a range of research topics. The module includes a total of 18 contact hours, which includes 4 hours of face-to-face lectures; 4 hours of face-to-face tutor-led tutorials; approximately 8 hours of audio-recorded exemplars of research accessible via Blackboard; and 2 hours of an NVivo workshop on the use of mixed methods.
RESM6003 and (RESM6004 or STAT6117 or PSYC6046)