has knowledge of different methods for production of knowledge
is familiar with different types of data
is able to evaluate the benefits and limitations of the methods
is able to plan and conduct an empirical study
is able to conduct simple analyses of data
is able to report the results of a survey
have knowledge of practical research in social work
be able to critically reflect on the relevance of research results in their own field
The course includes:
Phases of a research process
The relationship between theory and data
Intensive and extensive research design
Research relevant to practice
Interview, survey, documents, records
Lectures and seminars . Expected work load is approximately 270 hours.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.