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Research Design and Methods

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: GS2321
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 2 November 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This course will teach you how to independently develop a scientific research design. You will reflect on the relation between theoretical frameworks, methodological approaches, research questions and analysis and you will learn how to assess the most adequate relation between research questions, methods, techniques, and different types of empirical material. Conceptual, procedural and ethical considerations as well as gender, class and cultural biases in research are also highlighted.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor´s degree with a minimum of 30 credits in a subject within the field of Global Studies, or equivalent competence. 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.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 250 SEK
First payment: 21 250 SEK

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

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