Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 201C

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 201C
Course Title: Qualitative Research Approaches in Global Health
Units: 3
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This course places a particularly strong emphasis on developing skills for conducting qualitative interviews, which are a frequently used technique for answering social and behavioral research questions. It addresses the following questions: What methods can health professionals use to understand the socio-political-cultural environments where they work? Which methods are most appropriate for which research questions? How are qualitative research methods implemented?
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Enrollment in MS in Global Health, unless expressly given permission by the course director and MS Program Director. Masters in Translational Medicine and Biomedical Engineering students will be given priority for any additional spaces. Approval by course director and both program directors is required. GHS program dates differ from the UCSF Academic Calendar. Refer to the GHS MS calendar at
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Seminar, Student - Lecture, Student - Seminar

Instructor of Record: W. Steward
Additional Instructor(s): C. Camlin
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No