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Research and Inquiry Methodology 6 Credits

Course Contents

The 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.

Prerequisites

Passed courses 180 credits in first cycle, at least 90 credits within the major subject Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management or Civil Engineering, and 21 credits Mathematics. In addition, completed course Industrial Product Realization, Process - Methods - Leadership, 9 cedits and English Language requirements corresponding to English 6 or English B in the Swedish upper secondary school

Level of Education: Master A1F
Course code/Ladok code: TFUS26
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Oct 21 - Jan 12
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Anette Karltun
Course coordinator
Anette Karltun
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
13998kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T9203

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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