Qualitative Research Methodology

 This course aims to enable participants to identify the need for qualitative research in public health and develop the skills to undertake qualitative research.

The course consists of three  modules, the introductory module, the applications module and the analysis module. 

Introduction: Introduction to the relevance of qualitative methods in public health research, the anthropologist’s worldview, and the various methods available.

Applications: Ethnographic interviews, observations (participant and non-participant), group interviews and discussions, other methods less used such as case studies, pile sorts, ethno-physiological representations, etc

Analysis: Translation and transcription, coding, thematic linking and introduction to computer based qualitative data analysis.