Qualitative data analysis

lcops1212  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Qualitative data analysis
4 credits
25.0 h + 20.0 h
Berger Mathieu;

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.
Main themes
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”.
Other information
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

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor in Political Sciences: General

Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences

Minor in Human and Social Sciences

Minor in Political Sciences

Minor in Sociology and Anthropology

Minor in Population and Development Studies