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Science and Research Methodology

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: TIA044
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-18750
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

A research method belongs to a set of techniques to investigate phenomena and acquire new knowledge in a systematic way. Such skills are useful not only to scientists but to most job categories in today’s society.

The aim of this course is to give you knowledge and practical skills in research methodology of relevance for the field of IT. After this course you will have an understanding of the philosophy of science, be able to design a research study, and be equipped with a set of (mainly qualitative) methods.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: To enter the course students should have knowledge and skills equivalent to 60 credits in Applied Information Technology on advanced level. The course is given in English and the student should have sufficient knowledge in spoken and written English.

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: 35 174 SEK
First payment: 35 174 SEK

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

Study Guidance

Jonas Karlén E-post: Telefon: 031-786 5964


Department of Applied Information Technology
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Forskningsgången 6

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