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Qualitative Method, 7.5 credits

Course information

Research Education Subject

  • Sociology

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus



Course Date

12 March 2020


Course description

The course discusses research design, methods for data collection and analysis, as well as opportunities and limitations in relation to different methodological points of departure. Qualitative methods are discussed and analysed from power- and intersectional perspectives. The course consists of two parts: one joint introductory part (2.5 credits) and one specialization part (5 credits), with in-depth studies of observations, interviews, or text and discourse analysis. The student selects one of these specialisations.

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.

The applicant must have received passing grade in course(s) about qualitative methods, including 7.5 credits, on bachelor and/or master level, or in other ways gained corresponding knowledge.


Course date: March 2020 (March 12) and Autumn 2021
Study rate: Part-time studies 
Language of instruction: English
Number of participants: 20
Practical information: The course have a specialization part with in-depth studies (5 credits). The PhD-student selects one of these specialisations.

Last day to apply was February 24.