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General Scientific Methods in Medical Science, 15 credits

Allmänvetenskaplig forskningsmetodik i medicinsk vetenskap, 15 hp

Course information

Research Education Subject

  • Medical Science

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Course Date

03 February 2020

Course content

The overall aim of the course is to give a broad overview of different topics used in medical research, like scientific writing and research communication, research ethics, study design and epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research methods and philosophy of science.

Course information

The course is mandatory for doctoral students in Medical Science and runs once a year.

The course language is English.

Lectures are scheduled for weeks 6, 11 and 16. Additional weeks should be reserved for self study.

Admission requirements

To gain access to the course and complete the examinations included in the course, the applicant must be admitted to doctoral education at Örebro University. Applicants enrolled at another university may participate in availability.


Register to the course here. Last day for registration is December 17th. 


Course coordinator: Malin Prenkert
Examiner: Hans Hjelmqvist
Course administrator: Camilla Ehnfors