Antwerp, Belgium

Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care

when 21 August 2023 - 25 August 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1000

This basic 5-day course teaches participants how to conduct a qualitative research starting from a research question, and how to progress to writing a scientific paper.

The international guestspeaker of the Summer School edition 2023 is Dr. Marta Wanat, a senior Qualitative Researcher in behavioural science from Nuffield Department of Primary Care, Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK. She will talk about “Ethics in action”: considering ethical dilemmas in qualitative studies” and “More complex designs: the challenges and opportunities in conducting qualitative longitudinal studies” .

Target group

The summer school is open to early career researchers, PhD-students, Master students (max 5) and professionals in a field related to health care. Experience in qualitative research is not required.
We assess your experiences with qualitative research in the application and based on this assessment, we accept maximum 36 participants in our summer school. The summer school primarily targets people with no or minimal experience in qualitative research methods.

Credits info

3 EC
Successful completion of the summer school can be awarded with 3 credits according the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Credits will be awarded on the base of preparatory readings, 100 % (active) participation during the course and the successful completion of an assignment. The student needs to be able to assess the quality of a qualitative research paper using the tools that were offered in the course. The completion of the task is only mandatory for participants who want to achieve the ECTS study credits.

To include the credits in the curriculum at the home institution, participants need an agreement with the responsible person at their university. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants at the end of the prgramme. The certificate of completion replaces the certificate of attendance. All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.

Fee info

EUR 1000: Regular: €1000 before 31 July 2023.
Master students: €640 (maximum 5 students)

Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, warm lunch, social activ­ities and farewell dinner. Does not include accommodation.
EUR 940: Early bird registration fee €940 applying before 30 April 2023.