Core Module Information
Module title: Mastering Qualitative Research

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SSC11121
Module leader: Mandy Winterton
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Social Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Understand and evaluate the complex links between theory and methodology, including the benefits and limitations of qualitative evidence.

LO2: Show an advanced understanding of the ethical implications in qualitative research.

LO3: Critically reflect on complex uses and (mis)representations of qualitative evidence in the contemporary world.

LO4: Demonstrate the advanced skills of collecting, interpreting, and presenting a range of data and evidence in diverse formats, including ability to perform core operations with relevant QDA (qualitative data analysis) software.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mandy Winterton
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 36
Online Guided independent study 140
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 40 2~3 Exam Period , WORDS= 2000
Portfolio 60 1~4 Exam Period , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
SSC11121 Mastering Qualitative Research