25.0 h + 20.0 h
The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
The course has four components: 1. Introduction to research logic 2. Ethnographic observation 3. The semi-directing interview 4. Thematic analysis
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||The aim of the lectures and practical course work is to ensure that students acquire an ability to produce and analyse Social Sciences data qualitatively. By the end of the course, students should be able to: - specify the type of problem-question for which it would be relevant to adopt the various methods studied in the course; - discuss the relevance of the various data production mechanisms - make intelligent use of the principal instruments of data production and analysis|
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Course entry requirements: This course expands on the Study Skills Seminar which students therefore need to have taken before they take this course. It prepares the ground for the Practical Research in Sociology and Anthropology Seminar and the Practical Research in Political Science Seminar.
Faculty or entity
Title of the programme
Minor in Human and Social Sciences
Minor in Political Sciences
Minor in Sociology and Anthropology
Minor in Population and Development Studies