On completion of the course students will be able to
- describe and understand the importance of various types of data and forms of data collection with focus on quantitative data in micro-data analysis,
- evaluate various types of data and types of data collection, with respect to the dimensions of data quality and the existing laws and regulations for data collec-tion, storage and dissemination,
- develop a new data collection system to address a research question of interest.
Forms of Study
The Swedish grades U–G.
Module 1: Individual project connecting to the thesis project, preparation and reporting, 2 credits
Module 2: Laboratory reports, 1 credit
Module 3: Individual assessment, 2 credits
To receive Pass (G) in the course, the student must receive Pass (G) in all modules.
- Eligible students are those who fulfil the general requirements for PhD studies. Students must be familiar with the basics of qualitative and quantitative research before joining the course.
A maximum of five examinations are possible. Instruction is in English, and examina-tions are in English, unless stated otherwise.
The course can be credited in the research subjects in Educational Work and Care Scieces.