NURS 680

Special Topics in Research Methods

Units: 1.5-4.5

Based on student demand, courses on the following focused topics will be organized for individuals or groups of students: issues of measurement, evaluation research, grounded theory, ethnography, hermeneutics and phenomenology, discourse analysis, historical analysis, instrument development and testing and participatory action research. This research-focused course is available to small groups of interested students and/or individuals by faculty members and/or visiting faculty.


  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics with permission of the school to a maximum of 4.5 units.
  • Pro Forma required.
  • Students will be required to take 1.5 units of NURS 680 coursework and can, with permission of their program supervisor, enrol in as many as 4.5 units of NURS 680 coursework.

Graduate course in the Nursing program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.