|Survey Methods , 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|The aim of the course is that the student should acquire a basic understanding of and basic knowledge in methodology for observational studies, so-called survey methods.
On completion of the course, the student should
- be able to use the most common sampling methods,
- have the ability to formulate questionnaires for collection of data for further processing and analysis,
- in a knowledgeable way be able to assess the quality of data and interpret the results of the analyses.
|Methods for observational studies are covered in the course: questionnaires, sampling plans, non-response follow-up, processing and analysis by means of computers.|
|The teaching takes the form of lectures, teaching sessions, individual and joint supervision in a larger project work, seminars and computer exercises. Language of instruction: Swedish.|
|A written examination is normally given in the course. In the examination, written and oral presentation of project is normally also included.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Completed Introductory Statistics, basic course, 7.5 HE credits (or the equivalent).
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.