Qualitative Health Research

This information is for guidance only.

The requirements and progression rules for your study program will be in the Sydney Medical School Handbook. Please note: From 2015 onwards the Graduate Diploma in Qualitative Health Research will not be offered to new enrolments. Students enrolled prior to 2015 are unaffected and are subject to the course rules in place the year they enrolled.

Course Structure - NEW FOR 2015

Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Health Research (from 2015)

Students complete 24 credit points of core units of study.

 Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value

Delivery mode

Semester 1

PUBH5500

Advanced Qualitative Health Research

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5002

Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design

 6CP

Face to Face

Semester 2

QUAL5003

Qualitative Research: Analysis & Writing

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5004

Qualitative Health Research Project

6CP

Face to Face


Master of Qualitative Health Research (from 2015)

Students complete 24 credit points of core unit study PLUS 18 credit points of research practice PLUS 18 credit points of elective units during their candidature.

Core Units of Study

 Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value

Delivery mode

Semester 1

PUBH5500

Advanced Qualitative Health Research

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5002

Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design

 6CP

Face to Face

Semester 2

QUAL5003

Qualitative Research: Analysis & Writing

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5004

Qualitative Health Research Project

6CP

Face to Face

Total required CORE credit points

24CP

 

Research Practice Units of Study

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value

Delivery mode

TBA

Qualitative Research Practice 1 - data collection

6CP

Face to Face

TBA

Qualitative Research Practice 2 - analysis

6CP

Face to Face

TBA

Qualitative Research Practice 3 - dissemination

6CP

Face to Face

Total required RESEARCH PRACTICE credit points

18CP

 

Elective Units of Study

You may be eligible to take a Unit of Study not listed below but you will need PRIOR permission from the Academic Coordinator of the Qualitative Health Research program and the relevant Unit Coordinator.


Course structure for students who commenced their studies in 2014 or earlier


Credit points required for each program of study:

 Master   Graduate Diploma   Graduate Certificate 
 Core Units  24  Core Units  24  Core Units  24
 Elective Units  24  Elective Units  12  Elective Units    0
 Total  48  Total  36  Total  24
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE in Qualitative Health Research (commenced 2014 or earlier)

Students complete 24 credit points of core unit study.

 Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value

Delivery mode

Semester 1

PUBH5500

Advanced Qualitative Health Research

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5002

Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design

 6CP

Face to Face

Semester 2

QUAL5003

Qualitative Research: Analysis & Writing

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5004

Qualitative Health Research Project

6CP

Face to Face

Total required CORE credit points

24CP

 


GRADUATE DIPLOMA in Qualitative Health Research (commenced 2014 or earlier)

Students complete 24 credit points of core unit study PLUS 12 credit points of elective units.

Core Units of Study

 Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value

Delivery mode

Semester 1

PUBH5500

Advanced Qualitative Health Research

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5002

Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design

 6CP

Face to Face

Semester 2

QUAL5003

Qualitative Research: Analysis & Writing

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5004

Qualitative Health Research Project

6CP

Face to Face

Total required CORE credit points

24CP

 

Elective Units of Study

You may be eligible to take a Unit of Study not listed below but you will need PRIOR permission from Academic Coordinator of the Qualitative Health Research program and the relevant Unit Coordinator.


MASTER of Qualitative Health Research (commenced 2014 or earlier)

Students complete 24 credit points of core unit study PLUS 24 credit points of elective units.

Core Units of Study

 Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value

Delivery mode

Semester 1

PUBH5500

Advanced Qualitative Health Research

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5002

Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design

 6CP

Face to Face

Semester 2

QUAL5003

Qualitative Research: Analysis & Writing

6CP

Face to Face

QUAL5004

Qualitative Health Research Project

6CP

Face to Face

Total required CORE credit points

24CP

 

Elective Units of Study

You may be eligible to take a Unit of Study not listed below but you will need PRIOR permission from Academic Coordinator of the Qualitative Health Research program and the relevant Unit Coordinator.


Elective Units of Study

 


Unit of study code Unit of study name Credit point (CP) value Delivery mode*
BETH5000 Core Concepts in Bioethics

6CP

F, O

BETH5101 Introduction to Ethical Reasoning

6CP

F, O

BETH5102 Philosophy of Medicine

6CP

F, O

BETH5103 Biomedicine and Society

6CP

F, O

BETH5104 Bioethics, Law and Society

6CP

F, O

BETH5201 Ethics and Biotechnology

6CP

B, O

BETH5202 Human and Animal Research Ethics

6CP

BM, O

BETH5203 Ethics and Public Health

6CP

BM, O

BETH5204 Clinical Ethics

2CP

BM, O

BETH5205 Ethics and Mental Health

6CP

BM, O

HPOL5000 Introduction to Health Policy

6CP

B

HPOL5003 Analysing Health Policy

6CP

B

HPOL5008 Evidence into Policy and Practice (NB requires permission from Unit Coordinator)

6CP

F

MIPH5135 Health Systems in Developing Countries

4CP

F

PUBH5021 Global Obesity and Health Promotion

6CP

B

PUBH5118  Aboriginal Health Promotion 

 4CP

F

PUBH5418 Tobacco Control in the 21st Century

6CP

B

MIPH5014 Not running in 2014.

4CP

F

MIPH5117 Diseases of Modernisation

2CP

F

PUBH5414 Public Health Advocacy

2CP

F

MIPH5008 Travel and Tropical Medicine

2CP

F

MIPH5116 Culture and Health

4CP

F

MIPH5115 Women's and Children's Health

4CP

F

MIPH5218 Economics and Global Access to Pharmaceuticals

2CP

F

MIPH5118 Global Perspective on HIV/AIDS

4CP

F, O

PUBH5111 Environmental Health

4CP

B, O

PUBH5115 Alcohol & Drug Use and Health

2CP

BM, O

PUBH5116 Genetics and Public Health - Not running 2012

4CP

BM

PUBH5415 Injury Prevention

2CP

BM

PUBH5419 Falls Prevention in Older People

4CP

O

SEXH5101 Public Health Aspects of STDs

2CP

F, O

SEXH5102 Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS

2CP

F, O

SEXH5205 Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health

6CP

O

*Key:

F = 'Face to Face'
B = 'Blended: face-to-face/online'
BM = 'Block mode / Intensive'
O = 'Online or distance'
P = 'Project'

   

Additional Electives - for Masters students only

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Credit point (CP) value Distance mode*
ANTH6915 Ethnographic Method

6CP

F

SCLG6903 New Debates in Social Theory

6CP

F

HSTY6987 Writing the Past

6CP

F

GCST5902 Natures and Cultures of Bodies

6CP

F

MMHU6906 Bodies on Display: Medicine, Museums, Art

6CP

F

MMHU6908 Dignity

6CP

F

HPSC4102 History of Science

6CP

F

LNGS7274 Media Discourse

6CP

F

LNGS7002 Language, Society and Power

6CP

F

LNGS7006 Cross-cultural Communication

6CP

F

LNGS7301 Functional Grammar

6CP

BM

LNGS7004 Register and Genre in English

6CP

F

*Key:

F = 'Face to Face'
B = 'Blended: face-to-face/online'
BM = 'Block mode / Intensive'
O = 'Online or distance'
P = 'Project'