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Research Methods in Fashion Studies

Research Methods in Fashion Studies, 7,5 credits is a mandatory part of Master's Programme in Fashion Studies. Only students admitted to the programme can take this course and are registered by the Department.

This course covers qualitative and quantitative methods applicable to Fashion Studies. In the qualitative part, students are introduced to current research and methods, and choose two methods from the humanities or social sciences or to apply on a set research material. The quantitative part focuses on the collection and description of data, in numerical and graphical form. This part deals mainly with central and deviation measurements as well as correlation analysis. The course includes both qualitative and quantitative methods, such as ethnographic methods incl. observation and interview, visual analysis, text analysis, object analysis, critical theory, collection, presentation, analysis of data with quantitative methods, and critical evaluation of data and data sources.

  • Course structure

  • 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.