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Qualitative Methods in Human Geography

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2020

About the course

The course provides in-depth knowledge in qualitative methodology within geographical research and applied planning. Departing from contemporary research in human geography a number of qualitative traditions are introduced, where focus is on how qualitative methods are applied within planning and development work. The course deals with the different steps of the research process; from research design, gathering of empirical material (interviews, focus groups, participant observation etc.) to analysis and writing. Thematic analysis, discourse analysis, narrative analysis, text analysis and biographical research are examples of qualitative methods that are scrutinized in more detail.

Application and eligibility

Qualitative Methods in Human Geography, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2020 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

31 August 2020

Ends

1 November 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in a major field of subject.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6

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-29023

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2020. 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

SEK23,250

Total fee

SEK23,250

Starts

31 August 2020

Ends

1 November 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in a major field of subject.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6

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-F2930

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 2020. 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

SEK23,250

Total fee

SEK23,250

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Geography
Contact person for the course is:
Madeleine Eriksson