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Application of researching methods

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SSAA0905
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: SA 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 3 (2017)
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nyman, Ahti
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Year 2017

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
5S-SA-3VK2017-09-01 – 2017-12-22Ahti Nyman, Eija KalliokoskiFinnish2017-08-21 – 2017-09-18
6S-SA-4A2017-09-01 – 2017-12-22Ahti Nyman, Eija KalliokoskiFinnish2017-08-21 – 2017-09-18
7S-SA-4B2017-09-01 – 2017-12-22Ahti Nyman, Eija KalliokoskiFinnish2017-08-21 – 2017-09-18

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2018-2019.

Learning Outcomes

Be able to apply the criteria of thesis usen in the school when using research in communications, statistics and qualitative research guidelines and methods.

Student's Workload

Total work 56 h
- lectures & steering groups 28 h
- autonomous studies 28 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Research Work I & II


To orientate him/herself with the studies concern their thesis and to deepen the knowledge of research methods with help of guidance.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Lectures, online materials and articles. College thesis instructions. Communications research, qualitative research adn statistical study course materials.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, onlide studies, articles, exercises and independent sutides. Participation in the steering group.

Assessment Criteria

Participation in the streering group. Communication research, qualitative research as well as statistical study course material recovery thesis work.

Assessment Methods