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Methodology seminar

Mandatory course within the Masterprogramme.

The course provides the student with an introduction to and training in scientific writing, oral presentation skills, theories of science and economic research methodology. At the end of the course, the student will write and orally present a pilot study that can be the starting point for the master thesis work.

  • Course structure

    This is a 7.5 credit course.

    Course material will be available through the learning platform Athena during the course.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. The language of instruction is English.


    The course is examined on the basis of written assignments, one of which is a pilot study for an academicthesis that should also be presented orally at a seminar.


    Examiner: Michael Lundholm

    Course director: Adam Jacobsson


    Adam Jacobsson

    Sven-Ove Hansson

    Gabriella Lockwall

    Andreas Madestam

    Annika Alexius

  • 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.

    How to Write a Master Thesis in Economics - file will be available on Athena.

  • Contact

    Course administrator and international coordinator
    Academic advisor master's level
    Director of studies bachelor's and master's level