Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science), Short Course | Part time online | KTH Royal Institute of Technology | Sweden
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Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science)

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About

The aim of the Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) course offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology is to provide a deeper understanding of the methodological and underlying philosophical issues that arise in science, and inspire to reflection on such issues within the student’s own area of study.

Overview

What you will learn

After having completed the Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) course offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the student should, with regards to the theory and  methodology of science, both orally as well as in writing, be able to:

  • Identify definitions and descriptions of concepts, theories and problem areas, as well as  identify the correct application of these concepts and theories.
  • Account for concepts, theories and general problem areas, as well as apply concepts and  theories to specific cases.
  • Critically discuss the definitions and applications of concepts and theories as they applies  to specific cases of scientific research.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Scientific knowledge
  • Definitions
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Observations and measurements
  • Experiments
  • Models
  • Statistical reasoning
  • Causes and explanations
  • Engineering design
  • Qualitative methods
  • Research ethics
  • Risk and risk assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

4 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 120 university studies in technology or in the natural sciences
  • knowledge of English corresponding to English B/ English 6

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