Barcelona (Bellaterra), Spain

Qualitative Methods in Research

when 3 June 2024 - 7 June 2024
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400

The objective of this course is to introduce students to qualitative methods in research that have been used in Demography. The specific goals of the course are to: First, introduce students to theoretical aspects related to qualitative methods; Second, build an understanding on how qualitative methods answer research questions by learning how to design a qualitative study, how to collect and analyze data and how to disseminate results; Third, develop skills on the use of quantitative and qualitative methods for research.

Course leader

Fernanda Fortes de Lena (PhD) & María Andrée López Gómez (PhD) have experience in applying quantitative methods as well as qualitative methods. See more on our website.

Target group

The course will be useful to PhD students, postdocs and senior researchers and anyone interested in learning qualitative research methods.

Course aim

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify research methods that are most adequate to answer their research questions, and understand how to design a study using qualitative methods, mixed-methods or a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. Students will learn to analyze qualitative data and disseminate findings from qualitative research.

Fee info

EUR 400: EUR 400: tuition fees