General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Qualitative Research In Psychology
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Emilia Soroko
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position
Faculty Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Semester 2022/2023 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code 23-PIE-QRP


When: Tuesday, 8.00-9.30 AM (The first meeting will take place on 7 March 2023).

Where: Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Szamarzewskiego 89 Street, Building AB, Room 99. 

Module aim (aims)

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)



Week 1: Qualitative approach in psychology – introduction. 

Week 2: Mixed-methods research in psychology – introduction.

Week 3: Philosophical perspectives on qualitative research in psychology.  

Week 4: The role of conceptual framework – theory, research questions, designs. 

Week 5: Qualitative data collection – introduction.

Week 6: Qualitative research interviews.

Week 7: Transcription as the decisive process in qualitative approach.

Week 8: Qualitative data analysis – introduction.

Week 9: Qualitative data analysis – coding, analysing, interpreting. 

Week 10: Qualitative research strategies – overview. 

Week 11: Interpretive phenomenological analysis. 

Week 12: Thematic analysis.

Week 13: Qualitative data analysis software. 

Week 14: Ethical issues and data management.

Week 15: Quality and trustworthiness in qualitative research.

Reading list