Postgraduate Module Descriptor
ERPM001: Interpretive Methodologies
This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 2 (10 weeks)
Professor Alexandra Allan (Convenor)
|Available via distance learning|
Through this module you will develop a critical understanding of interpretive research, and competence in the planning and execution of such research. The module will introduce you to the research traditions which are commonly considered a part of this approach, as well as those which closely overlap and align. It will also introduce you to a range of key concepts and principles which are significant in the interpretivist research tradition, and to some relevant methodologies and research methods. As a student on the module you will be required to: engage in some research design activities; develop some research tools; and practice some of the methods you have encountered on the module. Your work on the module will culminate in a small-scale interpretivist project which you will design and conduct yourself.