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Qualitative data analysis

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

Contents
The course focuses on the basic principles and steps of Qualitative Data Analyses, using examples from mainly Grounded Theory method but also other methods . Participants will perform the basic steps of analyzing qualitative data (their own or of a teacher-provided). Moreover, participants will examine and discuss critically various examples of scientific studies that employ Grounded Theory method and other Qualitative methods.
 
Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
After this course the student is expected to be able to:
Explain and clarify the basic principles and steps of Qualitative Data Analysis..Clarify and appraise the criteria to assess trustworthiness of qualitative analyses using Grounded Theory method and other Qualitative methods.

Skills and Abilities
After this course the student is expected to be able to:
Perform the basic steps of qualitative data analysis.
Present and discuss, in oral and/or written form, the findings of one's own and other researchers' application of qualitative data analysis using Grounded Theory and other Qualitative methods. 

Judgement and approach
After this course the student is expected to be able to:
Critically review, discuss and evaluate the application of Qualitative methods in scientific research.

Form of instruction
The course is concentrated to four weeks during the course period. Teaching is performed through plenary lectures, group work, hands-on training, seminars, and home assignments. Teaching is given in English.

Application and eligibility

Qualitative data analysis, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

30 September 2019

Ends

3 November 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

- For non-programme students applying as single-course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, of which a minimum of 30 ECTS are within one of the following: health sciences, environmental health or social sciences.

- Eng B/6 from Swedish gymnasium or equivalent.

 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-30427

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2019. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK18,550

Total fee

SEK18,550

Starts

30 September 2019

Ends

3 November 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

- For non-programme students applying as single-course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, of which a minimum of 30 ECTS are within one of the following: health sciences, environmental health or social sciences.

- Eng B/6 from Swedish gymnasium or equivalent.

 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F3023

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 2019. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK18,550

Total fee

SEK18,550

Contact us

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Course is given by
Epidemiology and Global Health
Contact person for the course is:
Angelica Johansson