MMM906 - Qualitative Research Methods

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Melissa Parris



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

This research unit involves a minimum of 33 hours supervised contact per trimester.


This unit provides students with the requisite knowledge and skills in qualitative research methods to enable them to design and execute a qualitative research design as part of the research project. Students also develop skills to critically evaluate qualitative research undertaken by others. The unit includes the following topics: how to develop a research area and design the research project, along with a discussion of different available qualitative research methods.


Assessment 1 (Individual) Written assignment (2500 words) 25%

Assessment 2 (Individual) Written reflection (2500 words) 25%

Assessment 3 (Individual) Written assignment (5000 words) 50%

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