Qualitative Research Methods - MAN00028M

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Mark Egan
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

The aim of the module is to familiarise students with and develop understanding of key techniques of qualitative analysis. The module explores in greater depth the assumptions, advantages, merits and demerits of the respective approaches to qualitative and multi-method research.

Module learning outcomes

· Develop an appreciation of the norms and expectations associated with qualitative research methodology

· Understand the different methods and techniques of data gathering available, their strengths and weaknesses

· Competently gather data and analyse it appropriately in the context of both a qualitative and mixed method research project.

· Demonstrate understanding of ethics and ethical challenges associated with research

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Qualitative Research Methods - Coursework
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Qualitative Research Methods - Coursework
N/A 100

Module feedback

The timescale for the return of feedback will accord with TYMS policy

Indicative reading

Eriksson, P., & Kovalainen, A. (2015) Qualitative Methods in Business Research. London, UK: Sage



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