Course Goals

After completion of the course, students are able to:

  • Identify the characteristics and main traditions of qualitative, research, particularly in the humanities and social sciences
  • Analyse the main approaches and research methods from the perspective of various traditions
  • Produce a research plan and a coherent, logical and justified research report
  • Collect data and apply various methods of analysis and interpretation
  • Determine the credibility and ethics of research projects


  • Research methodologies
  • Construction of a methodological framework in research
  • Data collection
  • Analysis of data and its interpretation
  • Validity and reliability in research
  • Reporting research
  • Ethical questions in research