GSPH 349 Research Methods in Social and Behavioural Sciences


The course will introduce students to research methods to improve knowledge, theory and practice in the field. It will provide students the epistemological and theoretical framework to both quantitative and qualitative research methods in the social sciences. The course will assess the principles and applications of both quantitative and qualitative methods.  It will cover sampling methods, questionnaires, structured and unstructured interviews, ethnography, participant observation, participatory action research and ethical issues of research.