Minor: Methods of Empirical Social Research (30 ECTS-Credits)
Learning Outcome: (1) Graduates of the minor "Methods in Empirical Social Research" know the characteristics of qualitative and quantitative social research, are aware of the special features of data collection and data evaluation and are capable of understanding basic social-scientific methods (such as questionnaires, interviews, analysis of content, discourse, text and network) and statistical procedures (hypothesis tests and regression analyses) and apply them to the solution of pertinent problems from their field of research. (2) The graduates are able - to develop social science research designs and implement them in the context of their own field of study, - to select and apply methods in social science in the context of their own field of study - to collect and evaluate data independently.
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Elective Module 1: Applied Methods - Enhanced Level (10 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 1 and/or compulsory module 2.
Learning Outcome: The students are able to independently develop and carry out a research design to answer a scientific question. The research design includes both data collection and data analysis. Students learn to apply valid and replicable research.

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