Applied methods

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: SK30003
VT 2021
Study period: 2021-03-25 - 2021-06-18
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in English
Application period: 2021-02-04 - 2021-02-25
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Course description

The aim of the course is to give the doctoral students advanced abilities to make methodological judgments, by choosing the right tool in the methodological toolbox for their PhD project, evaluate the specific pros and cons of the method chosen, assess these pros and cons in relation to their own project and to other studies, concretely apply the chosen method to a limited research task, and evaluate the results. Particular attention will be given to the handling of any generally problems that the chosen method may have, and specific problems that are raised in relation to the concrete application to the PhD project.

Target group

This course is mandatory for all PhD students at the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

A student who is enrolled in studies at the doctoral level is eligible for the course.

Selection

  1. PhD students at the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg.
  2.  Other applicants.

Course syllabus

SK30003

Department

Department of Political Science

Subject

Social Science

Keywords

tillämpade metoder, metoder

CONTACTMarcia Grimes

marcia.grimes@pol.gu.se