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Field Based Methods and Analysis in Religious Studies

Course
RT2710
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-12383
Tuition
Full education cost: 11 000 SEK
First payment: 11 000 SEK

Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-12393
Tuition
Full education cost: 11 000 SEK
First payment: 11 000 SEK

About

The course includes and discusses methods and analysis in qualitative and quantitative religious studies field studies. It treats different methods for collection as interviews, surveys and observations as well as analysis of qualitative and quantitative material, for example thematisation of interview and conversation material. In addition, project design and advantages and disadvantages are treated and discussed on the basis of methodological, practical and ethical perspectives. The course includes a limited study (pilot study) including a project plan, material collection, materials analysis, interpretation and presentation. Search of scientific literature and articles is included also by means of prevalent information search tools, as well as review of articles in religious studies.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Degree of Bachelor or completed courses of at least 180 credits at first cycle level, of which at least 90 credits with progression in some main field of study where it is included a bachelor's thesis of at least 15 credits. Qualified are also those that have equivalent foreign education or that have equivalent prior knowledge according to earlier study regulation. Furthermore, knowledge corresponding to English A/English 5 is required.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

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