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ME-107-1 Research Methods for Fieldwork and Training within Social Sciences
- The ability to apply social science methods in data collection and analysis
- Knowledge of the criteria for conducting good research and insights into problems of research ethics
- Knowledge of how to write a project proposal where methodology and methods are described in detail
- Insights into how fieldwork is planned for and conducted and how data is used as a basis for writing up research work
The aim of the course is to give students a basic introduction to quantitative and qualitative approaches in social research methods, as well as methodology strategies for analysing documents and texts. Students will also get an introduction in how to do fieldwork. The course will focus on methodology views and debates, research problem and design, ethical issues related to research, secondary data and methodology implications in cross cultural research.
Lectures and seminars.
5 hours written exam, graded A-F.
Second or third year of the bachelor programme.
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences