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Research Methods

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: EHA512 | Sustainability related
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 3 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

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.

Course Syllabus


Requirements 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.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 10 375 SEK
First payment: 10 375 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Linda Schöndell
Telefon: 031-786 3622


Department of Economy and Society
Box 625
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Viktoriagatan 13

Course that is sustainability-focused where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria. The content with a focus on sustainability must also, in accordance with the criteria, constitute the course's main focus

Course that is sustainability-related where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria.

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