ISA3003 - Quantitative method


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

The 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

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 AUTUMN 2020
SARB3008 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 ALLE



Room Building Number of candidates
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