Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MPAS2050 Methodology in East Asian Studies (*) 6 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
Annamari Konttinen

Learning outcomes

Students will learn how to prepare for independent research of the region in social sciences by gaining basic knowledge in the special requirements and pertinent tools of data acquisition and data analysis as well as specific theoretical and paradigmatic issues in East Asian studies.


The course introduces students to the process of preparing, conducting and reporting their research in the field of East Asian studies. It deals with the practical methods of acquiring and analysing data from different sources.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Lectures and workshop (48 h); assignments; exams.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

A student can have a waiver for this course if s/he passes the waiver exam.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year spring

Spring 2018

Study materials

  • Selected reference materials in Moodle.

  • Course text book TBA

Further information

Moodle: https://moodle.utu.fi/course/view.php?id=8744, enrolment key: methods

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
MODULE 1: Methodology in Asian Studies (MDP in East Asian Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science
Finnish Study Modules