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Theory of Science and Scientific Method 15 credits

This course focuses on advanced knowledge and skills in theory of science, quantitative and qualitative research design. After completing the course you will have the skills to implement projects and development work where quantitative or qualitative methods are used. The module including quantitative methods also provides advanced knowledge in statistical analyses. In addition, the student should be able to evaluate, analyse and summarise results from scientific literature.

Course Contents

  • approaches of theory of science
  • critical review of scientific articles
  • research ethics
  • research design within quantitative research methods
  • data collection, analysis and presentation of quantitative data
  • research design within qualitative research methods
  • data collection, analysis and presentation of qualitative data
  • data collection, analysis and presentation using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) within health and caring sciences, behavioural science, social work, or educational sciences

Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: HTSR25
The course is conducted at: School of Health and Welfare

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Distance
Semester
Autumn 2017: Aug 28 - Jan 21
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Time
Flexible
Number of places
0
Course coordinator
Sofi Fristedt
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
32000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-H7151
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Distance
Semester
Autumn 2017: Aug 28 - Jan 21
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Time
Flexible
Number of places
10
Course coordinator
Sofi Fristedt
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
32000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-11213

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