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General Scientific Methods in Medical Science, 15 credits

General Scientific Methods in Medical Sciences, 15 credits

Course information

Research Education Subject

  • Medical Science

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Course Date

September 2017

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.

The course language is english.

Lectures are scheduled for weeks 39, 43 and 48. Additional weeks should be reserved for self-study.

Restricted number of participants. If less than 10 applicants, the course will be cancelled.

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.


Last day for application is August 14th 2017

Supplementary course  7,5 credits - Report

For doctoral students admitted to the former general syllabus who wants to complement the course with the report, 7,5 credits.

Course syllabus supplementary course 7,5 credits - Report (pdf)


Last day for application is August 14th 2017



Course coordinator: Malin Prenkert

Examiner: Hans Hjelmqvist

Course administration: This is an email address