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HALL4113 Research Methods Course II 10 ECTS
Organised by
Administrative Science
Person in charge
Korkeakoulutuksen ja talouden professori
Course is available for:
  • Major subject students

General description

This course is offered at the University of Aveiro. This course introduces quantitative methods, and also extends the thematic areas of Research Methods Course I, and focuses on methodological challenges of doing empirical research in social sciences.

Learning outcomes

The course aims to give the students an understanding of methodological challenges in empirical research in social sciences.


The course will also focus on the theory and rationale of quantitative research methods. The course includes an introduction to descriptive statistics and multivariate method, the theory and rationale of qualitative research and the processes of discovery involved in its practice and the combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods within a piece of research.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

All students have to study a compendium consisting of the core literature for the course (about 700 pages in total).

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Management