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Qualitative Method, 7,5 credits

Course information

Research Education Subject

  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Joint faculty courses

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus




Course description

During the course, research design will be discussed based on different approaches to qualitative research. In relation to different methods for data collection and analysis, a range of methodological points of departure; the possibilities and limitations of different approaches; and the demands placed on data collection depending on approach will be discussed. Qualitative approaches will be discussed and analysed from an intersectionality perspective. During the course, different types of interview studies, ethnography, netnography and document studies (text, image and multi-modal forms of expression) will be discussed.

Admission requirements

To gain access to the course and complete the examinations included in the course, the applicant must be admitted to a doctoral programme at Örebro University. Other applicants than doctoral students admitted at Örebro University may be given access to the course on the grounds of provisions for and/or agreements regarding contracted courses, joint degrees, national graduate schools or cooperation in other respects with other universities.


Course date: September 28, 2016  - January 18, 2017
Study rate: Part-time studies 
Language of instruction: English
Practical information: This is not a distance course. Attendance to seminars is compulsory.

Application to the course

Last day to apply was August 23rd, 2016.