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Qualitative Methods


Module description

This module will introduce some of  the main qualitative approaches now used within psychology, provide practical guidance on conducting qualitative research and give you opportunities to engage in practical work with qualitative methods.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of principles of qualitative research
  • understand techniques associated with some key qualitative approaches
  • evaluate the arguments presented for and against qualitative methodology
  • articulate some similarities and differences between qualitative methods
  • conduct a simple qualitative study.