This course is discontinued

EDU4021 – Advanced Courses in Research Methods

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

The course offered may vary from semester to semester depending on the student demand and availability of teaching staff to teach this course. The course may cover topics such as:

  • Advanced course in statistics
  • Course in PLA (participating learning and action) methods
  • Advanced course in Qualitative Methods

Learning outcome

This course aims to prepare students for understanding, analysing as well as producing and utilising results of research in relation to their own area of study.


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


Formal prerequisite knowledge

The course is a part of the Master programme in Comparative and International Education and the Master programme in Higher Education. Only students formally accepted to these programmes may attend this course.


The course will run through two weeks and consists of a combination of lectures with seminars/workshops. A minimum of 80% attendance is required of all students.


There will be a compulsory paper to write. Requirements will be announced at the start of the course. The papers are graded: Pass / Fail. Those students whose papers have not been approved are required to rewrite their papers.

Facts about this course




Every autumn


Every autumn

Final semester fall 2013

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