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Qualitative methods in Social work, 7.5 Credits

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits

About the course

The course provides an in-depth knowledge in and about various qualitative methods, as well as main characteristics and key concepts within the traditions which constitutes the background to these methods. Central in the course is to perform exercises in a selection of qualitative methods based on empirical data obtained through observation, interview, or text. Themes raised and problematize in the course is the qualitative research implications regarding: methodological considerations; choice of method in relation to a research question; collection of empirical material; interpretation; knowledge claims; and the ethical positions that arise.

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