Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Qualitative Research

This module is for Level 7 PG students that wish to learn more about the theory and methodology involved in qualitative research methods, as well as gain practical skills in conducting their own qualitative research.

Module Information

Module code



The module is delivered by active researchers, using contemporary examples, it critically explores the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of qualitative research knowledge, its methodologies and methods, as well as the ethico-political issues involved.  Practical issues of design and methods, data and analysis, together with evaluation of the quality, value and use of qualitative research are also critically debated and discussed. 

Entry Requirements

Normal entry requirements for postgraduate taught provision or an ability to study at Masters level. So, applicants for NAM 13 must possess a bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. 


A 3,000 word assignment that requires students to select an aspect of qualitative research covered in the module or in negotiation with the module leader and critically explore, debate and discuss in relation to the relevant philosophies, politics and practices.   

Module leader

Warren Stewart

Module Dates

2023-24 Semester 2  Falmer Campus, Brighton 

  • January 10, 11, 12, 18, 19
  • Assessment submission date: 9th April 2024


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module  the module fee is:

2023-24 £1,122

Further Information 

Please contact for further information about the module

This module can be taken as part of a course including:

MRes in Health Research (mandatory) 

MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management

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