PED3009 - Specialization in Research Methodology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 2 days

Course content

The course provides students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in research methods, both theoretical and practical.Parallel specialization courses in contemporary research methods are offered. Further information about which specializations are offered is given at the start of the semester.

Learning outcome

The course provides in-depth knowledge and skills in the chosen specialization regarding: - Research design.- Data collection.- Analysis.

Learning methods and activities

4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of seminars per week in weeks 44-47. Compulsory assignments:- Participation in 80 % of the lectures and seminars- Contribution in one seminar or compulsory written assignment: The lecturer for the chosen specialization determines the design and of mandatory activity. This may be an oral presentation or a written work. Oral presentation or written assignment must be passed before exam. If 5 or fewer students sign up, some of the specialization courses may be organized with alternative teaching.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Counselling Science (MRÅDG)
Education (MPED)

Required previous knowledge

Students enrolled in the Masters programme in Education and Upbringing have precedence to this course, and research methods is a prerequisite for admission. Students from the Masters programme in Counselling or Adult Learning can apply to the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

The required course reading material is approximately 500 pages.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PED3007 7.5 AUTUMN 2012
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning


Examination arrangement: Home examination

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





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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