For students attending the course Qualitative methods, (7,5 ECT credits) course code 4FH088

In this course you will be introduced to the opportunities and challenges in using qualitative methods in public health. During five weeks, you are introduced to the most popular data collection methods such as individual interviews, focus group discussions and observations. Different approaches to qualitative analysis will be introduced. To get a sense of what it means to be a qualitative researcher you will conduct your own interviews and observations.


Welcome to the course "Qualitative methods", Spring 2023

The course starts March 27, 2023.

A very varm welcome to semester two and the course Qualitative methods in master program in Public Health Sciences. We are looking forward to meet you all on March 27, 2023 at 09:00. Lecture hall will be announced. 


Registration to keep your place and attend the course is compulsory. You register yourself in Ladok. The registration period is one week before the course starts and three days into the course. More information about web registration 

The morning introduction will be followed by a roll-call. Please contact us beforehand if you have any difficulties attending the first day.

During the first day you will receive detailed information about the course. 


For further information about this course, please contact:

Helle Mölsted Alvesson 
Course leader and examiner


Re-exam will be held during week 34. The date will be announced by email to the students. 


Course analysis and course evaluation

Course analysis and course evaluation will be published one mouth after the end of the course. 

Course evaluation Spring 2023

Contact information

Helle Mölsted Alvesson

Course director and examiner
K9 Department of Global Public Health

Amina Samuelsson

Education administration
K9 Department of Global Public Health

GPH Study Counsellor