Graduate Research School

Applied research with marginalised populations and sensitive health topicsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 800215.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students will need basic knowledge of research design/approaches e.g. 800166 ‘Research Design 1: Theories of Enquiry’ or 401076 ‘Introduction to Epidemiology’ or 401080 ‘Research Protocol Design and Practice’ or similar.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

About this Unit
This unit will teach students practical knowledge and skills for conducting research with marginalised populations and on sensitive health topics. Students will learn ethical, methodological, and practical considerations in applied qualitative and mixed method research. Upon completion of the unit students will be able to develop a theoretically coherent qualitative or mixed method research protocol and justify their decision making at every stage of the research process. The skills developed in this unit will enable students to adapt research methods to ensure the integrity of the research process with marginalised populations and sensitive health topics.

8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT

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