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Scientific Perspectives and Research Design

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

Admitted to the course

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

About the course

Is all research good research? The answer is unfortunately no, but knowledge about the research process is needed for determining whether a certain study is good. Among the four overbridging steps in the research process, the first two will be taken in this course, namely, (1) taking on a certain scientific perspective (paradigm) and (ii) designing the study.    

Content in brief: theory of science, history of psychology, research ethics, basic scientific concepts, designs for experimental, quasi-experimental, correlational, epidemiological and qualitative studies.  

Application and eligibility

Scientific Perspectives and Research Design, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 credits (Higher Education Credits/ hp) in any subject.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A.
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. Entry requirements

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-21228

Application

Application deadline was 19 April 2022. 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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 credits (Higher Education Credits/ hp) in any subject.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A.
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2121

Application

Application deadline was 17 January 2022. 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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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