Qualitative research methods (an overview)

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Social Sciences Research Methods
Department Name: Sociology and Social Anthropology


¿ To understand the nature of ethnographic research as a set of approaches to qualitative research on/with people, their interactions, social structures and systems of meaning;
¿ To acquaint you with a variety of qualitative research methods and techniques;
¿ To introduce you to current debates concerning some of the core concepts fundamental to the understanding of ethnographic research;
¿ To get some practical experience in ethnographic research; and
¿ To provide a basis for the development of the methodological dimensions of the research project for the thesis component of the qualification.

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: EA Hector
Contact Person Email: ehector@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 2417
Latest Year Offered: 2017