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EDU4013 – Research Methods - course II

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Course content

THIS PROGRAMME IS UNDERGOING CHANGES IN BOTH STRUCTURE AND CONTENT. CHANGES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED IN FALL 2010. THE WEBPAGES WILL BE UPDATED WITH THE NEW COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT SOON.


Empirical research in social sciences. This course focuses on methodological challenges of doing empirical research in social sciences:

  • The theory and rationale of qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Designs of qualitative and quantitative research
  • Qualitative and quantitative research in practice
  • Validity of inferences from qualitative and quantitative research

Learning outcome

This course aims to give all students an understanding of methodological challenges in empirical research in Social Sciences.

Admission

Students who are admitted to a study programme or individual courses at UiO must register for all courses and exams each semester by registering a study plan in StudentWeb.

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

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

The course is a part of the Master programme in Comparative and International Education and the Master programme in Higher Education.

Teaching

The teaching is a combination of lectures and seminars. A minimum of 80% attendance is required of all students and attendance is taken at every class.

Examination

At the conclusion of the course, the students will have a mandatory 6 hours written examination. This exam is not a take home exam. Exams will be graded either: A, B, C, D, E and F(ail).

Language of examination

The exam for this course is only offered in 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.

Explanations and appeals

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Teaching

Every autumn

Examination

Every autumn

Final semester fall 2013

Teaching language

English