Encounter a range of qualitative research methods and see how they strengthen an academic investigation.Learn techniques involving interviewing, observation and focus groups. Ground your exploration by studying the theory behind qualitative methods.
This research-intensive university in north-western Sydney offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. With over 30,000 current students, Macquarie has a strong reputation for welcoming international students and embracing flexible and convenient study options, including its partnership with Open Universities Australia.
This subject was previously known as SGY888 Qualitative Methods.
This subject provides students with an opportunity to develop practical skills collecting, analysing and presenting data to address essential research questions. The subject introduces participants to a wide range of qualitative research methods, including observation, participant observation, interviewing, the use of focus groups and unobtrusive research methods. Students will also learn how to organise and analyse qualitative research data. The subject adopts a hands-on approach to provide an opportunity to develop research skills and a critical perspective of the research process itself.