AIX707 - Qualitative Research


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

D305 students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%, otherwise Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: ASC741, ASC743
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1-hour scheduled online seminar per week


This unit is designed to equip students with the practical skills needed to conceptualise, plan and carry out qualitative research. Qualitative methods covered include participant observation, unstructured interviewing (focus groups, in-depth), digital/online research, and mixed method approaches. The benefits and limitations of various methods will be assessed. Students will be trained in devising qualitative research tools and frameworks, with consideration given to the ethical, cultural and gendered dimensions of qualitative data collection.

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