(LO1) Identify and critically appraise the different epistemological perspectives in qualitative research and how these differ from quantitative approaches to research.
(LO2) Demonstrate a systematic understanding of, and the skills required to design qualitative research studies.
(LO3) Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of qualitative research methods and a practical understanding of the skills needed to use these methods.
(LO4) Develop the knowledge and skills to critically analyse and interpret qualitative data.
(LO5) Appraise critically qualitative research studies in public health.
(LO6) Critically reflect on the processes of doing and writing up qualitative research, and develop an in-depth knowledge of the skills needed to communicate qualitative research to different audiences.
(S1) Team (group) working respecting others, co-operating, negotiating / persuading, awareness of interdependence with others
(S2) Research management developing a research strategy, project planning and delivery, risk management, formulating questions, selecting literature, using primary/secondary/diverse sources, collecting & using data, applying research methods, applying ethics
(S3) Ethical awareness