This is an introductory course on qualitative methods. Participants will learn and practice qualitative research designs, sampling, ethics and methods, and this research approach’s analysis procedure. This course is designed to guide the participants in developing a research proposal. For this purpose, the course aims to develop participants’ understanding and planning skills and prepare research. During the course, they will be guided in the various steps or stages of developing their research proposal: identifying their research topic, formulating research questions, selecting appropriate methodology, and developing a research plan.