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Scientific Perspectives and Research Design

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

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 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

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.

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

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

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

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

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.

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-F2121

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2018.

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

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

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