The course gives deeper knowledge on how research is planned and executed. The course aims to give the students practical understanding of how a scientific study is setup and performed. It includes research logics, starting with the research question and all the way to conclusions, as well as research ethics, objectivity, theory and philosophy of science. Furthermore, the structure of the academic text is in focus as well as how to use academic texts in scientific reasoning.
Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in human geography or equivalently.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6
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.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 16 March 2020 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 April 2020.
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.