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Method Project

  • 7.5 credits

This course is a mandatory part of Master's Programme in Global Media Studies. Only students admitted to the programme can take this course and are registered by the Department.

Method Project builds upon the student's experience of method application from previous methodology courses. This means that tuition and exercises are partially individualised, with varying focus on quantitative or qualitative methods. The course includes method exercises in the form of limited pilot studies based on research questions formulated by the students, with combinations of methods in focus. The purpose of the course is to give students applied skills within at least two methods relevant to Media and Communication research.

  • Course structure

    The course run half pace at 50% during second half of the semester.

    Teaching takes the form of tutoring, exercises and seminars. All teaching is compulsory. Assignments and opposition on another student's project report constitute compulsory assignments.

    After completing the course, the student has - in-depth knowledge of key methodological issues in media and communication studies, - the ability to apply at least two different methods in media communication studies, - the ability to relate critically to these, and others, methods and to their own research results.

    Teaching format

    Teaching takes the form of tutoring, exercises and seminars. All teaching is compulsory. Assignments and opposition on another student's project report constitute compulsory assignments.

    Assessment

    The course is examined through a project report and a written assignment. For more detailed information, see the course description.

    Examiner

    Examinatorer HT20

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • More information

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  • Contact

    master@ims.su.se