Starting date: Oct 15, 2018 Ending date: Oct 19, 2020 Location: Maastricht, NK Venue: School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University
Summary: In this course you focus on essential moments of choice in the qualitative research process, in particular selecting your research design and selecting your analytical strategy. Description: These choices are inherently interconnected and will ultimately decide how you make sense of your data. Depending on where you are in your study, you will get hands-on with designing your study or analyzing and interpreting your data. Ample opportunities for peer exchange, peer review and individual consultation.


This course is intended for MSc+ and PhD students and other researchers in health professions education who are conducting a qualitative research project, and wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge and skills related to qualitative research.


• Understand rigour in qualitative research and how to apply this;
• Have acquired critical skills for qualitative data collection and data analysis;
• Be able to critically reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of your own qualitative research.


Your own project will be the central theme guiding you through the course. We will build your practical skills for qualitative data collection and analysis. Opportunities for peer exchange, peer review and individual consultations with course leaders
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