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Qualitative Research Methods - 10 credits (HCT030)

Module leader

Dr Carly Reagon


Generic module for Healthcare Professions.

Programme Pathway

Optional module for MSc in Occupational Therapy, MSc in Physiotherapy, MSc in Radiograpy , MSc in Healthcare Science , MSc in Neurorehabilitation ,  MSc in Managing Care in Perioperative Practice .

Prior learning

All students must be in possession of a relevant qualification providing registration to practice as a healthcare professional.  Students will need to have completed HCT024 or equivalent.

Credit rating

10 at M level 

Notional learning time

100 hours 

Contact hours



The aim of this module is to enable students to develop a critical understanding of qualitative research methodologies and methods, and evaluate their use in health and/or social care settings.  Students will also be enabled to develop a critical understanding of qualitative data analysis.