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Research Methods 6 Credits

Course Contents

The course covers the basic concepts in philosophy of science as well as different research perspectives / approaches. The course also includes a specialization in research methodology in the main field of studies including various methodological approaches, the role of theory, data collection approaches, primary and secondary data, and literature search. The course also includes methods for the 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 the implementation of anti-plagiarism guide. The knowledge developed during the course will also be applied on own work.

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in construction engineering or civil engineering, or equivalent. The bachelor’s degree should comprise a minimum of 15 credits in mathematics. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TRMR28
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2020: Mar 23 - May 31
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Henrik Linderoth
Examiner
Henrik Linderoth
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
13998kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-T0051

Content updated 2019-12-19

Content updated 2015-06-24