Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis (1710)
Academic Year
Semester 1
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Course Delivery



Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 2500 word Research Portfolio  100%
Supplementary Assessment Research Portfolio  - revise and resubmit failed components  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Demonstrate an ability to conduct small and large scale qualitative projects
Collect qualitative data
Demonstrate an ability to manage research data
Conduct research in a manner which is consistent with professional practice
Produce and interrogate qualitative data

Brief description

This module is designed to be an integral component of the RT courses which the University has introduced in order to meet the joint funding Research Councils statement on Research Training. Through this module Masters and PhD students will gain a broad knowledge of a range of transferable skills which they can apply in a variety of research contexts.


This module is designed to give students a grounding in the basic principles of qualitative research methodology. It will provide students with an introduction to the major methods of qualitative data collection and analysis, how qualitative data are actively constructed and interpreted by a researcher and an appreciation of the practical and epistemological concerns raised by qualitative data collection.


  • Principles of Qualitative Research
  • Designs - qualitative and mixed methods
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis
  • Interdisciplinary research


This module is at CQFW Level 7