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Qualitative Method, 7.5 credits

Course information

Research education subject

  • Sociology

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus



Course date

October 2021


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.

Do you wish to take another of the parts, there is a possibility do to that and get it examined as an Individual reading course. More inforamtion will be find in the application form. 

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: October 13, 2021 (Nextcoming occasion is Spring 2023)
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 September 15.