|Analytical Tools, 12 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the students should, on an advanced level within the field of Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change, be able
- to critically identify, select, reflect, assess and account for relevant methods against the background of an overview knowledge of methodological debates;
- to demonstrate the ability to design and carry out a pilot study of a self-selected topic, relevant for the field, using one or more of the methods presented at the course;
- to critically reflect on and to argue for the relevance of the chosen topic, project design and analytical strategies of pilot study;
- to demonstrate specialized in-depth knowledge of a certain area of the field via the completion of pilot study.
|The course includes:
- methodological debates within the field of Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change;
- methods for designing, carrying out and writing a pilot study relevant for the field, such as, for example, writing, interviewing, dialoguing and theatre performance as methods of inquiry, use of online tools as a method of inquiry, textual and visual analysis, ethnographic methods, policy analysis and action research methods, as well as selected quantitative methods.
|Lectures followed by discussions take place in the online classroom. Furthermore online-seminars and -workshops are carried out. In between online-seminars and -lectures students study the course literature independently and communicate with each other online, supervised by tutors. The course includes that the students carry out a pilot study of a self-selected topic within the field of Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change. The completion of the pilot study is carried out under supervision by teachers and tutors.|
|The course is examined through active participation in online-seminars and -workshops, through continuous written individual assignments, submitted online, and through a pilot study, which is to be documented in a written report, submitted online.
Detailed information about the examination can be found in the study guide.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for reexamination. Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in the humanities and/or social sciences with at least 30 credits in Gender Studies or equivalent qualifications.
Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6; i.e. English as native language or an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90), IELTS, academic (minimum score: Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
|The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F|
|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.