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TS079001 YLJ2 Methodology of social sciences 4 ECTS
Organised by
Economic Sociology

General description

Not offered in 2013-2014.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to comprehensively familiarise the student with the methodology of social sciences.


After completing the course, the doctoral candidate understands the central role of methodology in research and is familiar with the various methodological approaches as well as the central methodological tools in empirical analysis.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

No lectures in English. Those students who do not know Finnish are asked to contact the person responsible for the course with a view of agreeing how to take this course.

Modes of study

Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

1. The Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology. Oxfrod, Oxford University Press. , Hedström, Peter; Bearman, Peter (2009) , 978-0-19-921536-2.

2. Research design. Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, 2nd edition. California, Sage. , Creswell, John W. (2009) , 978-1-4129-6556-9.

Literature specified by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
General Postgraduate Studies (General Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Finnish Study Modules
Business Japanese
Economic Sociology
Business Chinese