Advanced Research Methods in Business Admin. (AREME)

Course description



AREME is for students in Marketing and Management Organisaton in period 3-4.


Students in Accounting will study ARAOM in period 2.


Students in Operations Management and Control will study ARAOM in period 3-4.



Intended Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to prepare you for your dissertation research. More specifically, the course aims to help you design and undertake a research project by examining the principles and procedures of various qualitative social science methods, which are used to conduct empirical research. The course also demonstrates how these methods are used in actual research projects. The course deals with the following main issues:
- Problem formulation, research design and the research process
- Data generation
- Data analysis

Furthermore, the course discusses the meta-theoretical underpinnings of qualitative research. The course consists of lectures, seminars, fieldwork, group work sessions, written assignments, and peer reviewing.


Intended Learning Outcomes:
The course aims to help students develop the understanding, skills and judgment necessary to conduct an empirical research study using qualitative methods.

On successful completion of the course students should be able to: 
- Compare and contrast different research methodologies and methods Skills and abilities
- Formulate an adequate research problem, aim and research question
- Select and apply adequate qualitative methods of data generation and data analysis to investigate this research question
- Justify your choice of methods Judgement and approach
- Evaluate the strengths and limitations of your empirical material
- Handle ethical challenges and dilemmas in qualitative research

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Course title:
Advanced Research Methods in Business Admin.
Semester: Spring term 2019
Study period: 3 4
Rate of studies: 50%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: fe5825

Syllabus

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Course coordinator:
Lotta Sondell
Head of course:
Torkild Thanem
Student services:
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