2167.18 - Methodology in Master learning


Course number
2167.18
Title
Methodology in Master learning
ECTS
10
Prerequisites
Bachelor in History, Social Studies and Planning, Politics and Administration or equivalent qualifications.
Purpose
The purpose of the course is to provide students with the ontological and epistemological basis and principles of Master learning.
Content
Knowledge about:  The role of history and social science in society and the relation between history and social science.  Methodological traditions within different academic fields  Interdisciplinary, practice-oriented and problem-based work.  Methodological implications of interdisciplinary, problembased work and reflexive science.  Constructing a profile and drawing up the Master Learning Agreement.
Learning and teaching approaches
The course will be based on a combination of lectures, seminars and group work.
Learning outcomes
The student should be able to:  To explain the dynamic interrelation between science and society.  To make critical methodological reflections, i.e. contextualize methodological approaches and choice of methods in relation to societal relevant theory and problem formulation.  To systematize ideas about the scientific production and evaluation of data.  To consider the ethical dimensions of methodology and the production of scientific/academic knowledge in general.
Assessment method
Written individual assignment of approx. 3,000 words. A prerequisite for the examination is that the student has written and submitted their Master Learning Agreement (3-4 page written document).
Examination
Internal
Marking scale
P-
Bibliography
Bibliography will be available on Moodle
Contact
Erika Anne Hayfield