INTHE4005 – Research Methodology, part 2
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
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).
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.
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Formal prerequisite knowledgeNo obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.
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