a 4rd year course in Sociology
The research methods module "Qualitative Data Collection" focuses on the collection, organization and use of qualitative data.
Students partaking in this course develop skills in gathering and handling qualitative data. Furthermore, throughout the course they develop their ability to reflect critically on qualitative research practice.
The course combines theory with practice in the form of exercises focusing on interviewing, ethnographic observation and discourse analysis. Central to these exercises are the students' experiences of putting methodology into practice.