Advanced Qualitative Methods, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 2 May 2022

    End date: 5 June 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-70511 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Also required is 90 credits in peace and conflict studies, or 90 credits in a related relevant discipline. Social science methods courses at the Master's level of at least 15 credits.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500

About the course

The course aims to deepen the knowledge of qualitative social science methodology that you have acquired during undergraduate and Master's level studies. The aim is to expand familiarity with the most common qualitative methods, further develop the ability to use the methods in qualitative research and to critically assess different qualitative methods' advantages and disadvantages. The course also covers the specific challenges involved in field research and the ethical problems associated with qualitative peace and conflict research, including strategies to address those problems.

More information

Contact

Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Gamla Torget 3, 1tr 753 20 Uppsala

Box 514, 751 20 UPPSALA

Email: info@pcr.uu.se

Chris Chau (Bachelor's level), Ingalill Blad Ögren (Master's level)

Email: chris.chau@pcr.uu.se; ingalill.blad-ogren@pcr.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 23 79, +46 18 471 23 49