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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
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COSOPOM1 Methodology of Social and Comparative Research - 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The students will develop an understanding of the main preconditions of research design, data collection, alternative methods of data analyses applied in social and comparative research. These basic skills are needed when attending other methodological courses and when planning the Master's thesis.

General description

The course includes an introduction lecture and a book exam. The aim of the literature examination is to give students the opportunity to gain insight into the discourse on methodology of social research. This includes the main ideas and methods of quantitative and qualitative research.


Gaizauskaite, Inga, Teacher responsible


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

Introductory lectures during the intensive programme in Vilnius and a book exam. The examination dates will be announced in September.

Only for students in the Cosopo programme.