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Thesis planning for Two-year Master Degree Project in Child Studies 7,5 Credits

This course is a preparation course for upcoming master thesis work and train students to design an empirical study. The course focuses on interdisciplinary content, and how to formulate and motivate research problems and research questions; the relationship between problem/research questions on the one hand and the choice of empirical material for the study and methods for analyzing it on the other; how to relate one's research to the research of others; the design of pilot studies, and how to plan a study.

Course Contents

• Formulate research questions
• Develop a research plan
• Present and discuss own and others' written research plans

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) within health and care sciences, behavioral science, social work, disability research or educational sciences, including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or the equivalent. Also 45 credits at advanced level within the subjects of the bachelor’s degree including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or the equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: LT2S27
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Oct 26 - Jan 24
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Lilly Augustine
Course coordinator
Eva Björck
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
14625kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-L0302
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