HSH715 - Qualitative Health Research


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HSH915
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Online independent and collaborative learning activities, and 1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

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


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.

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