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The aim of the course is to present and implement different qualitative and quantitative research methods.
After the completion of the course the student shall be able to identify a research problem, define a research objective, choose a suitable research method, collect empirical data, analyze the data with a suitable method and present the results in a final report.
Qualitative research methods such as brain storming, focus groups, interviews, case studies and action research. Quantitative methods such as chi- square, correlation-, regression- factor-, cluster-, mds- conjoint and similar methods.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
The courses of the two first years 100-120 sp.
Previous course names
The student is expected to familiarize himself with the material for the lecture on Itslearning. Mandatory attendance during training sessions in computer class.
Recommended or required reading
Bryman, A. och Bell, E. (2005): Företagsekonomiska forskningsmetoder, Liber Articles and other material according to the examiner's instructions.
- Lectures - 20 hours
- Individual- and group instruction - 40 hours
- Individual studies - 73 hours
- Total workload of the course: 133 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
- Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
The examination of the quantitative methods are thorough assignments and a virtual examination of quantitative understanding through itslearning. The assignments and the exam on Itslearning account for 50% of the final grade. The qualitative methods are graded through assignments and a written examination. The qualitative part accounts for 50% of the grade.
- Mildén Peter
- Tigerstedt Christa
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Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended
The timetable of the course
Se Metodik kursen för Företagsekonomin. Endast den kvalitativa delen tenteras.
- 2013-12-17 - Exams
- Date will be announced later - Reports and productions