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Advanced Research Methods in Performance Studies

The course provides advanced knowledge of labour standards and ethical norms in research.

In addition, students will be able to work with research formats such as project development and presentations of essays.

They will develop, present and discuss their own research approaches in a group comprising both Swedenbased and international teachers and students.

This is a course at the International Master’s Programme in Performance Studies.

  • Course structure

    Learning outcomes

    Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to:
    -describe and critically discuss different research methods and approaches
    -analyse and evaluate different research methods and their applications
    -develop and implement approaches in their own research plan;
    -present and discuss their own approaches and methods in groups.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of seminars, lectures and group exercises. Attendance is mandatory. The language of instruction is English.


    The course is examined on the basis of a written take-home examination.


    Fall 2021:

    Head of course: Meike Wagner Examiner: Meike Wagner 

  • 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.