Course responsible:Bernt Aarset, Olga Mikhailova
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Nominal workload:125 work hours.
Teaching and exam period:This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
About this course
- Knowledge of the characteristics of qualitative research design
- Knowledge of the use of qualitative method for collecting, analyzing and presentation of empirical material
- Establish research problems that can be answered using qualitative method
- Develop a qualitative research design
- Substantiate choice of research methods in light of research problem, theoretical perspective, analysis and project direction
- Plan and conduct interviews adapted to a qualitative research design
- Analyzing data by qualitative analysis
- Be able to assess relevant choice of methods
- Analyzing research problems where qualitative methods are applicable, and select and use appropriate theoretical and practical knowledge in the analysis
- Understand the relationships between research and knowledge
The teaching will be carried out as a combination of recorded lectures on video and work with a group project.
Guidance will be given in connection with the term paper and the group project.
It will be possible to complete the course for exchange students.
- Supervision as needed.
- AOS240 Research in Social Sciences or equivalent.
The end-of-semester assignment will count 100% of the grade.
Mandatory assignments must be approved before the semester assignment is evaluated.
No opportunity for re-sit examination.
- External sensor reviews the group assignment and the semester assignment.
One mandatory group assignment.
The assignment is evaluated approved/ not approved.
Approved submission is a requirement to participate in the exam.
There is no need to repeat compulsory in the event of renewed trial.
- One 2-hour seminar/lecture each week.
- Letter grades
- The course is intended for master students at NMBU and the course is addressed to those who will write their master thesis during the subsequent semester.