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NORDIG3 Introduction to research methods in public administration 3 op
Organised by
Nordic MP in Innovative Governance and Public Management
Administrative Science
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

Students should be able to
- formulate the research topic and research questions
- develop the analytical framework relevant for the research topic
- choose a relevant method for research
- develop a plan on collecting and analyzing data with the chosen methods


- Use to literature and theory in research
- Philosophical bases of social science research methodology
- Major research methods
- Research design

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Reading list:

Research Design. Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Creswell J. London: Sage, 2009.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.