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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FUTS9006 FUTUJ3 Directions in Futures Studies Methodology 6 ECTS
Organised by
Futures Studies
Person in charge
Petri Tapio
Preceding studies
Recommended:

Learning outcomes

The doctoral candidates will be able to deeply understand and efficiently apply the futures research method that s/he uses in the Doctoral thesis.

Contents

The doctoral candidates will learn the history of the chosen method, various fields of applications and other methods that are close to the chosen one. They will be familiar with both empirical and metodological applications and be able to ponder openly the criticism posed towards the method.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 8 h 0 h

Lectures 8h about the choice of method. Negotiation with the teacher about the method and its neighbour methods. Making searches to the research literature, both in futures studies journals as well as other journals. Writing an essay.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

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

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

Second year, spring.

Study materials

  1. A list of six futures studies articles published in the journals of Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Futures, and Long Range Planning, given to all students.
  2. At minimum ten publications about the student’s own method and five publications of alternative methods. The exact list will be tailor-made for each student.
  3. A relevant Finnish Doctorate thesis performed by using a futures studies approach, either with the chosen method or its neighbour method.

Further information

See the course site in Moodle.
Recommended to be studied after the course Futures Studies Literature.

Belongs to following study modules

2018–2019
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Finland Futures Research Centre
Futures Studies (Field of Business)