PM11: Qualitative Data Analysis for Product Realisation Research #02

PM11: Qualitative Data Analysis for Product Realisation Research #02

7.5 credits
Start Date: 3 November 2020

University: Jönköping University, Mälardalen University

Target group: PhD Student

Academy: Production Academy

Last day of registration: 13 October 2020
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The aim of the course is to increase participants understanding of key concepts, and to develop their competence and skills in how to perform qualitative analysis. The participants will develop an ability to judge and evaluate the choice of analytical method applied to an adequate set of empirical data. Furthermore, the course aims at increasing the participants’ understanding of the premises for publishing results based on qualitative data analysis in scientific journals.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the course participant should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding

Competence and skills

Judgement and approach

Course content 

In this course the participants get familiarized with, and learn how to use, a range of techniques and methods for qualitative data analysis, for example:

During the course, the participants will also be introduced to tools and software that supports qualitative data analysis, such as Nvivo and Ddose.

Course organisation

The course is divided into 5 course sessions, including the course introduction.


GRU1: Individual examination, written and oral, with focus on key concepts, methods and approaches in qualitative analysis (examination of the course literature).

SEM1: Group examination, oral, planning and completion of a seminar with focus on selected technique for qualitative data analysis. (Assignment 1)

INL1: Individual examination, written and oral, analysis of empirical data and reflection on the result, including presentation of results from analysis of qualitative data. (Assignment 2).


Course books:

Miles, M., Huberman, M. & Saldana J. (2019). Qualitative Data Analysis. A Methods Sourcebook, Thousands Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc.

Wertz, F.J, Charmaz, K., McCullen, L.M., Josselson, R. Anderson, R., & McSpaden, E. (2011). Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysis, New York: The Guildford Press.


10:00 - 12:00 3 November 2020


8:00 - 17:00 17 November 2020




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