Conducting Qualitative Research in Health: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

SSPH+ PhD Program in Public Health / Swiss Tropical - and Public Health - Institute (Swiss TPH)
10.09.2012 - 12.09.2012  Basel, Switzerland
Course Content
Which qualitative methods are most suitable for my study? How do I conduct a focus group discussion? Should I carry out a structured and unstructured interview? And why should I conduct observational studies? This course provides familiarity with qualitative research methods and their use at various stages of the project cycle. Participants get to know the repertoire of research methods, ranging from more to less structured techniques.
Learning objectives, training objectives
By the end of the course, participants with be able to define the main types, strengths and limitations of methodological designs and approaches in qualitative health research and be able to apply them in their own research.
Target Audience
Open to PhD students of SSPH+ public health program; other students and external participants are welcome to apply for limited spaces.
SSPH+ Course Certificate
Local Organizer
SSPH+ PhD Program Public Health

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Sina Henrichs
Public Health
3 Days
Credit Points
1 ECTS - Points
SSPH+ and SwissTPH doctoral students inscribed at University of Basel 0.— Other PhD students 300.— Other academics 850. — Others 1250. —
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