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Qualitative Research in Aged and Dementia Care

Undergraduate | TAS-CAD305 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Qualitative Research in Aged and Dementia Care

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Describe the role of qualitative research in expanding understandings of ageing, older age, and dementia
    2. Distinguish between various qualitative methodologies and their contributions to knowledge about ageing, older age, and dementia
    3. Compare the different types of knowledge and evidence obtained by using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
    4. Discuss ethical and legal considerations relevant to the conduct of qualitative research with 'vulnerable' individuals or groups
    5. Reflect upon how qualitative research findings can be used to enhance the quality of life of older people and people living with dementia

Entry requirements


Conditional requisite: 50 credit points of Intermediate study

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching arrangement: Online learning - approximately 10 hours per week

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Dementia Care

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