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HSH715 - Qualitative Health Research

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered 2015 at Burwood (Melbourne), next offered 2016

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 2016: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lisa Hanna





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

CBD only: Seminar in block mode


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


This unit aims to introduce students to the qualitative health research. Students will explore the types of research questions that can be answered using qualitative methods. Students will develop skills in identifying researchable questions from theories, their practices and observations; designing, planning and conducting qualitative health research; and qualitative data analysis techniques. This unit is recommended for students considering conducting, evaluating or designing health research in a higher degree or workplace setting.


Assessment task 1: Research proposal (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Exercise in coding and analysing a data set (1000 words) 20%
Assessment task 3: Theoretical analysis (2000 words) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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