Qualitative research methods for HTA

Organisation: 
University of Glasgow
Subject: 
Research methods
Course outline: 

This course aims to expose students to the application of qualitative methods in conceptual modelling, informing trial design, contexts and measures, and how it can be used to maximise the impact. The course will provide students with an opportunity to collect and analyse some qualitative data.

Purpose

This course will enable students to explore the purpose and appropriate use of qualitative research methods in HTA, by focusing on stakeholder perspectives.

Content

The course introduces basic orientations and epistemological research paradigms and related methodologies (including ethnography, action research and qualitative evidence synthesis), as well as methods for collecting and analysing qualitative data.

Programme structure

Five week online course comprising 5 lectures and accompanying practical exercises. The lectures will be 45min/1hr in duration and exercises associated with lectures will take a notional 2 hours for the participants to complete. Each week the academic lead will be responsible for monitoring and contributing to the discussion board. The exercise solutions will be posted on moodle the following week.

Type of training: 
5-week online course
Delivery mode: 
Online
Language: 
English
Location: 
Online
Cost: 
Paid
Last updated: 
13/04/2017