The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is to present and implement
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
interviews, case studies and action research.
Quantitative methods such as chi- square,
regression- factor-, cluster-, mds- conjoint and
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
Recommended or required reading
Bryman, A. och Bell, E. (2005): Företagsekonomiska
Articles and other material according to the
- 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
Home page of the course
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