HSH715 - Qualitative Health Research


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with:


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 - campus

Online independent and collaborative learning activities, and 1 x 2 hour face-to-face seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities, including 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week

In-person attendance requirements

CBD only: Seminar in block mode


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit aims to introduce students to qualitative health research. Students will explore why we use qualitative studies to answer research questions, and the range of approaches that can be used to do so. Students will develop skills in identifying researchable questions from theories, their experiences, and observations. Students will be involved in designing, planning and conducting qualitative health research. Students will develop and apply qualitative data analysis techniques. Students will learn how to engage with critical reflection practices. This unit is recommended for students who would like to develop practical skills in designing and implementing qualitative health research.

Unit Fee Information

Click on the fee link below which describes you: