852109 Social sciences research methods

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


The lecture should provide basic understanding of social science working ans research methods.

The subject matter is ranging from theoretical basic knowledge to very practical research questions.

Students will be able to value which constributions landscape planning can expect from the social sciences, in which way they can make use of social research methods, and in which way cooperation with social scientists can be arranged effciently.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Introduction to the way of thinking in the social sciences

- Basic knowledge on the processes and methods of social research

- Introduction on the know-how of social research

- Basic knowledge concerning the writing and presenting of social research studies

You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.