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Research methods and statistics

This course covers the various parts of the research process within the field of psychology, that is to identify and analyze problems, formulate a hypothesis, choose a research design, carry out a data collection and analyze the results.

The course is obligatory within the Psychology II - course package, which is the second semester of studying psychology as a bachelor subject. It is also included as an obligatory course on the fifth semester of the Bachelor's Programme in Personnel, Work and Organization, 180 credits.

This course is taught in Swedish and you will find more information on the Swedish version of this page.

  • Course structure

    As a registered student on this course you will find detailed course information and communication in the learning platform Athena. Login with your university account.

    This course will be given in the first quarter of the semester, full-time studies.

    Course syllabus
    Research methods and statistics, 7,5 credits, spring 2024 (in Swedish) (282 Kb)

    Teaching format

    Please refer to the Swedish version of this page.


    Please refer to the Swedish version of this page.


    Course leader: Elisabet Borg,

  • 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.

    A complete list of course readings is found in the course syllabus.

    The list is subject to change until two months prior to the start of the course. In case the new course syllabus is missing above by then, please check with the course leader before you buy any expensive books etc.

  • Contact

    Registered students should primarily use Athena for teacher communication.

    To contact the Student office or a Student Councellor, see below.

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    Student office - Bachelor's level
    Study councellor - Bachelor's level