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PGHAS08 Qualitative health research 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Public and Global Health
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Having passed the course the student is able
- to explain the basis of qualitative health research and the characteristics of qualitative research
- to formulate relevant research questions for qualitative research in public and global health
- to describe various data gathering methods and to differentiate why and when to use them for
different research objectives.
- to recognize the key analytical approaches and to implement the principles of thematic analysis to
empirical data
- to understand the principles of writing up a qualitative research and to evaluate qualitative studies
- to understand the principles of qualitative research ethics and the ethical review process
- identify the role of qualitative research in public and global health multidisciplinary contexts

General description

An introduction to qualitative research methods in health sciences.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Hanna Rautajoki, Teacher responsible
Jutta Pulkki, Teacher


16-Jan-2018 – 8-Mar-2018
Lectures and groupwork, in Arvo F213
Tue 16-Jan-2018 at 12-15, F212, Note! Exceptional place!
Tue 23-Jan-2018 at 12-15
Tue 30-Jan-2018 at 12-15
Tue 6-Feb-2018 at 12-15
Tue 13-Feb-2018 at 12-15
Tue 20-Feb-2018 at 12-15
Wed 21-Feb-2018 at 9-12
Tue 27-Feb-2018 at 12-15
Wed 28-Feb-2018 at 9-12
Thu 8-Mar-2018 at 9-12


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