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Qualitative Research Methods in Health

Develop knowledge and understanding of qualitative methods as used in health-related research and develop your skills in the use of these methods

  • Gain the capability to use these research methods appropriately for undertaking research and evaluation both as part of postgraduate study and in your working environment
  • This module may be taken to satisfy the research methods requirements of WMS Masters degree programmes, where applicable
  • It should normally be taken after Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal and before the Professional Project or Dissertation

Other options:

  • MSc route: available as a core module on the MSc in Health Research
  • Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information.
Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts


Melissa Parkes


Dr Bronwyn Harris

Duration: 5 days

2,000 word essay to be submitted 8 weeks following taught sessions and a recorded 10 minute oral presentation

CATS: 20

Code: MH930

Course date: 05/12/2022 - 09/12/2022

(each day to include face-to-face teaching)

Application Deadline: 25/10/2022

Teaching scheduled is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.

How to Apply

Module running dates for the 2022/23 academic year will be available June 2022.

Funding Opportunities

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