Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an ability to independently and systematically search for relevant scientific articles to identify research areas and formulate questions relevant to research in the field
- analyse and examine the quality of studies conducted on the basis of both quantitative and qualitative methods
- apply basic skills in the design of studies, data generation and analysis of qualitative and quantitative research
- argue for the use of ethical principles in various research situations.
Students will study research methods and ethics in the research process relevant to the research field of global sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Written assignments and seminars.
Forms of Study
Lectures and a compulsory seminars.
The Swedish grades A - F
Number of credits:
- Assignments and seminars, 7.5 credits
- A Bachelors degree (180 credits) in a social sciences/health sciences/economics main field of study, or equivalent. Documented language proficiency equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school, or equivalent knowledge
The course is part of the Master‘s Programme in Global Sexual and Reproductive Health.