• Application Deadline
  • 12 days
The objectives of the Designing Survey Research course from Aarhus University are to: introduce the purposes and applications of survey research in economics, business, and other social sciences; and to explore the entire process of implementing survey research, including research design, question and instrument design, mediums of implementation, and planning for data analysis and reporting.
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Students who will benefit from this Designing Survey Research course from Aarhus University  include those who want to broaden their skills in quantitative research methods, and those who will apply surveying to their own academic research or professional practice.    

Knowledge of

  • major components of published survey research, including their research questions, research designs, sampling methods, and question designs;
  • different modes and survey research, and their strengths and weaknesses;
  • the ethical issues associated with survey research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 days
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

An outline of the course content is as follows:
  • Application of survey research economics, business, and social sciences
  • Designing questions
  • Designing instruments
  • Designing protocols for modes of surveying
  • Ethical issues and solutions in survey research
  • Sampling methods
  • Data management and analytic planning


Sheldon Gen

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Course Specific:

  • To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree or have passed a qualifying entry examination.  


  • Exchange students: nomination from your home university
  • Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    730 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 730 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • EU/EEA

    343 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 343 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
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Exchange students: No Fee 


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