ISA3003 - Quantitative method


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 1 semesters ALLE

Course content

he course gives an introduction to the most important methods for collecting and analyzing quantitative data. It presents questions regarding the sampling, measurements, experiment and survey design, quantitative data analysis and statistical processing. SPSS is used.

Learning outcome

The students shall be able to: 1) prepare and perform quantitative surveys, 2) analyse, report and evaluate quantitative data, this includes being able to use the most common statistical methods, 3) read scientific publications with a critical view.

Learning methods and activities

Compulsory participation in the pre-course. Teaching methods and activities: Lectures and excercises. There are exercises in analysis of a quantitative material.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory course

Further on evaluation

Exam is a term paper where the student will carry out a quantitative analysis of a chosen problem, from one dataset made available to the students.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Child Welfare Work (HSMBV)
Disability and Society (MFUNKSAM)
Learning in Working Life and Society (MVL)
Social work (MSARB)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to one of the master's programs in Child welfare studies, Disability and Society or Social work.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HLS3002 7.5 01.09.2020
HLS3008 7.5 01.09.2020
SARB3008 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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