Research methods in cultural history
7.5 ECTS credits
The course provides knowledge of cultural history research methodology. Students develop skills in assessing, handling and using cultural history source material and in systematically describing and assessing previous research, including identifying the ethical aspects of research and publishing and analysing researchers' second-hand reports. Students practise presenting and discussing research, orally and in writing, and are guided in writing academic and target group adapted texts and to give others feedback on texts and presentations. Students are prepared for professions in which skills in text production, information handling and source criticism are required, while provided the opportunity to demonstrate the skills required for independent research or for tasks in other professional areas.
Progressive specialisation: A1F (has second‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: HIA610 Cultural Heritage and the Cultural Turn 7.5 ECTS cr, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Master Programme in Social Science: Focus History (studied during year 1)
- Start Spring 2019
- Mode of study Campus
- Language Swedish and English
- Course code HIA670
- Application code KAU-32126
- Study pace 50% (Day)
- Study period week 14–23