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Research Methods

Course
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-18053
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 375 SEK
First payment: 10 375 SEK
Application closed

About

This advanced course in Research Methods provides insights into
various scientific and methodological approaches as well as some
practical training. The methodological approaches covered include
several qualitative and quantitative approaches, such as: problem
analyses and the formulation of research questions, sampling techniques,
data collection methods, survey design, interview techniques,
observation methods, data analysis and interpretation.

Additionally, the course will address how to write and communicate
scientific reports. After completion of the course students will be able
to formulate a research question and identify a relevant methodological
approach in relation to a research problem.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

A Bachelor's degree (180 hec) from an internationally recognized university, including a thesis of minimum 15 hec. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

After graduation

Studies in Economic History give you the possibility to work in a variety of professions, both in the public and private sectors. For example analysts, information officers, and economists.

Facilities

The School of Business, Economics and Law (usually nicknamed "Handels") is located at Vasagatan 1 and at Viktoriagatan 13. The building at Vasagatan houses the Economics Library, which is several floors high and offers many study places.

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