This course aims to introduce advanced students to a range of qualitative methods and techniques for data processing and data analysis. We examine the underlying logic of different qualitative methods and how qualitative researchers approach questions of causality, inference, conceptualization, measurement and social meaning in social science research. Students will become familiar with a range of techniques for data collection and specific methods for interpreting and analyzing data. Students will conduct independent field research and apply a specific qualitative method and technique to data analysis on a selected topic.

Language: English

More information and application

Autumn 2020 this course will only be given via Zoom.

You will find all information you need at the course page in Athena closer to the start of course


Course description and schedule


Professor Vanessa Barker