PNS0194 Thinking and writing in critical qualitative methodology, 7.5 Credits
Subjects Other Social Science
No Level Indicated
Pass / Failed
The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.
Accepted as a social science PhD student.
With successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• Explain the grounds for different theoretical frames of reference in qualitative research
• Demonstrate a critical understanding of how qualitative methodology is conducted and published in our time
• Develop an individual critical, theoretical frame of reference that elucidates the particularities in conducting and publishing qualitative research
The course will provide a structure for participants to critically investigate how qualitative methodology is performed and published in our time. The course is based on one introductory seminar, three participant ¬managed seminars, one poster seminar, and a final presentation seminar, where participants will present their own papers on the topic "Thinking and writing in critical qualitative research". The first four seminars will require individual written reflective notes.
Formats and requirements for examination
Examination will be based on the management of and active participation in seminars, review of two final papers, and a final individual paper and seminar presentation.
This course is part of the research school Social Science Perspectives on Sustainable Development, an umbrella organization between the Department of Economics and the Department of Urban and Rural Development at SLU.
Department of Economics