Psychology is the study of people by people. These lectures will introduce you to some of the key issues that follow from this, and how they relate to what we study, how we study them, and why we do.
On qualitative methods: Sullivan, C., Gibson, S., and Riley, S. (2012). Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project (pp. 1-22). London: Sage; Clarke, V., Braun, V., and Hayfield, N. (2015). Thematic Analysis. In J. A. Smith (ed.), Qualitative Psychology: A practical Guide to Research Methods (pp. 222-248). London: Sage.