Research Methods 6 Credits
Course ContentsThe course covers basic concepts of research, science and epistemology, as well as various
research perspectives / approaches. The course also includes a specialization in research within
the main field of study comprising the different methodological approaches, how theory can be
used, techniques for data collection, primary and secondary data characteristics and literature
search. Also included are methods for analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, the concepts
of validity and reliability, critical review of own and others' work, and ethical aspects of research
including completion of the anti-plagiarism guide. The course also include to apply this
knowledge in assignments.
PrerequisitesPassed courses totalling 180 credits in first cycle, at least 90 credits within the major subject in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering (with relevant courses in Computer Engineering), Informatics, Computer Science, Interaction Design (with relevant courses in web programming) or equivalent.
Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: TFDR28
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering