Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
Syllabus, Master's level, 2SC099
- Education cycle
- Second cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Sociology A1N
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Department Board, 4 December 2013
- Responsible department
- Department of Sociology
The course is given as a skills course within the Master's Programme in Social Science. The course may be given in English.
A Bachelor's degree of 180 credits including 90 credits in social sciences.
After completing the course, the student should be able to use, evaluate and critically review different qualitative methods within the social sciences.
The course will present various qualitative methods and engage students in discussions over the basic premises of these methods. Students will learn how to use the different methods through practical applications.
The course consists of lectures, group exercises and seminars. Active participation in seminars is compulsory. Additional compulsory attendance will be specified in the course syllabus.
The course is examined through a individual assignments.
The course is one of the skills courses within the Master Programme in Social Science. To obtain a Master of Social Science within the programme students are required to obtain two skills courses.