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2. Introduction to Qualitative Interviewing


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Introduction to Qualitative Interviewing - Online

This course introduces the method of qualitative interviewing using a blend of practical workshops, group discussions, and formal lectures, all led by our expert tutors.


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Course Leader

Dr Charlotte Albury
Course Description

Gain practical experience of different qualitative interviewing skills and techniques on our one-day online course. Our tutors are experienced and approachable experts who will support you as you develop and practice new skills.


Our course is aimed at health professionals, researchers, academics and postgraduate students who have little or no experience of qualitative interviewing.  Everyone is welcome, regardless of research background. Our previous courses have attracted researchers from a wide range of disciplines including health professionals, social scientists and educators.



The course will include:

  • Expert-led online lectures and video content, focusing on practical and theoretical elements of qualitative research interviews
  • Online practical group sessions offering delegates the opportunity to produce an interview schedule (topic guide), and to develop and practice different qualitative interviewing skills.
  • Feedback sessions to help improve interviewing techniques
  • Discussion of recruitment, and preparing for challenging circumstances

Course delivery 

Please note that some of the teaching sessions for this online course will involve you participating in live, interactive Zoom sessions, which will fall between the hours of 09:00 and 17:00 UK time. We are very happy to welcome bookings wherever you are internationally, but please make sure that you are able to attend video calls between these hours.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Have an understanding of the main features of qualitative interviewing
  • Be familiar with the key skills of interviewing, including body language/tone of voice, asking open questions, probing and active listening
  • Have gained practical experience of designing an interview schedule (topic guide)
  • Have developed qualitative interviewing skills using different techniques
  • Be aware of issues associated with qualitative interviewing, including recruitment, and challenging circumstances


Course Tutors

Dr Charlotte Albury

Dr Ashley White

Dr Tanvi Rai

Dr Rebecca Barnes

Ms Ruth Sanders

StartEndPlaces LeftCourse Fee 
Summer 2022
30/05/202230/05/20220£430.00[Read More]