Advanced social research methods

  • Teaching

    Details

    Faculty Faculty of Science and Medicine
    Domain Geography
    Code UE-SGG.00486
    Languages English
    Type of lesson Lecture
    Practical work
    Level Master
    Semester SA-2021

    Schedules and rooms

    Summary schedule Tuesday 09:15 - 12:00, Bi-mensuel paire
    Struct. of the schedule 4 h par semaine durant 7 semaines (paires)
    Contact's hours 28

    Teaching

    Responsibles
    Teachers
    Description

    The course provides a general overview of qualitative research methods suitable for a research project in human geography. It provides students with training in empirical research and analysis in order to strengthen their autonomy.
    Groups of students are required to build a research framework and put it into practice through exercises. They are asked to submit a final reflexive paper.

    Training objectives On successful completion of this teaching unit you will be able to:
    Identify the different steps of a research project in human geography and the range of methods that can be used in order to produce and analyze empirical data.
    Choose methods according to the theoretical framework of a research project.
    Conduct empirical research using qualitative empirical and analytical methods reflexively and ethically.
    Manage a research project in autonomy.
    Comments

    - - - - Requirement for students from other Swiss universities - - - -

    The participation to the course and the registration for the exam are conditional to the enrollment as BENEFRI or guest students. At the beginning of the semester at latest :

    - Students from the universities of Bern and Neuchâtel (BENEFRI) are invited to follow the steps of the procedure described on https://www3.unifr.ch/studies/fr/admission/admission-etudiant-hote/programme-benefri.html in order to be identified as BENEFRI students.

    - Students from other Swiss universities are invited to follow the procedure described on https://www3.unifr.ch/studies/fr/admission/admission-etudiant-hote/hote-complementaire.html in order to be enrolled as guest students.

    Below is some information concerning the registration to exams. Please be aware that registration to exams is mandatory and does not automatically happen if you are registered to a class:

    https://www3.unifr.ch/scimed/en/studies/register.

    Softskills
    Yes
    Off field
    Yes
    BeNeFri
    Yes
    Mobility
    Yes
    UniPop
    No
    Auditor
    Yes
  • Dates and rooms
    Date Hour Type of lesson Place
    28.09.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
    05.10.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
    19.10.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
    02.11.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
    16.11.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
    30.11.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
    14.12.2021 09:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 14, Room 2.223
  • Assessments methods

    Exercices rendus

    Assessments methods By success/failure
    Descriptions of Exams

    Exercices

  • Assignment
    Valid for the following curricula:
    Additional Courses in Sciences
    Version: ens_compl_sciences
    Paquet indépendant des branches > Specialized courses in geography (Master level)

    Additional programme requirements for PhD studies [PRE-DOC]
    Version: 2020_1/v_01
    Additional programme requirements for PhD studies (Faculty of Science and Medicine) > Specialized courses in geography (Master level)

    Geography [3e cycle]
    Version: 2015_1/V_01
    Continuing education > Specialized courses in geography (Master level)

    Geography [POST-DOC]
    Version: 2015_1/V_01
    Continuing education > Specialized courses in geography (Master level)

    Geosciences [3e cycle]
    Version: 2015_1/V_01
    Continuing education > Specialized courses in geography (Master level)

    Geosciences [POST-DOC]
    Version: 2015_1/V_01
    Continuing education > Specialized courses in geography (Master level)