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Advanced qualitative methods

The course provides the students with deeper knowledge and insight in qualitative methods used in Economic History and International Relations.

The course thereby develops the students' understanding of, and critical approach towards qualitative methods in social science. Additionally, the course deepens the students understanding of ontological and epistemological assumptions in decisions of qualitative methods.  In the course the students get to practice apply methods of social science.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. In order to pass the course, students must receive the grade E or higher on all examinations, complete all mandatory assignments and meet the attendance requirement. All courses on the Master's level are all held in English.


    The course assessment consists of participation in mandatory seminar discussions, and through written assignments.

  • 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.
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