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DPHSM301 Qualitative Health Research - why, how and when? 2 op
Organised by
Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences
Common Core Studies/LTL
Person in charge
Kirsi Lumme-Sandt
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
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Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

After the course students have better tools to read, understand and evaluate qualitative studies.


This is the introductory course on qualitative research especially within health sciences. It is aimed at doctoral students with little or no understanding of qualitative research methods. The course aims to provide understanding of different qualitative approaches. It is particularly suited for students who wish to add a qualitative dimension on their research project and doctoral students at the beginning of their studies. The course provides a useful overlook to qualitative research anyone interested to know more of it.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
In English



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