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INTHE4005 – Research Methodology, part 2

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Course content

NB! THE CREDIT POINTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DURING AUTUMN 2007!!

This course the student will submit a research methodology paper at the end of the semester. The paper should give a comprehensive review of relevant methodologies defined by your field of interest. Your paper should include discussions of:

  • The benefits and drawbacks in some methods you find to be commonly used in this field.
  • The potential complementarities of utilising both quantitative and qualitative method to test the same hypothesis.

This course also consist of methodology workshops in the following topics:

  • Development of Research protocol (3 days).
  • Introduction to, and writing of a research protocol (3 days).
  • Questionnaire/Inventory/Interview Guide Design and Application (3 days).
  • Epidemiological methods (3 days).
  • Qualitative Methods (5 days).
  • Group discussions on relevant articles.
  • Pubmed (Medline) & Ref. Man.(1 day).

Learning outcome

In this course the student will learn how to wright a methodology paper, that discus the benefits and drawbacks in the methods used in a specific area of research in international community health. The aim is to give the student knowledge over the methods that may by relevant to the investigation in international community health.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Teaching

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.

Examination

Home exam

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

English

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

25. mai

Explanations and appeals

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Special examination arrangements

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Facts about this course

Credits

18

Teaching

Every spring

Examination

Every spring

Teaching language

English