Checking date: 02/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Qualitative social research methods II
Study: Bachelor in Sociology (208)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Analysis

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Qualitative Social Research Methods I
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
To apply the methodology of the Social Sciences and its social research specific methods (quantitative and qualitative), with special focus in samples and software. To acquire the knowledege and technical abilities for quantitative and qualitative data production and analysis. To be able to choose the right social research methods in each case (quantitative and qualitative)
Description of contents: programme
Lesson 1. Case study methodology Lesson 2. Computer assisted qualitative methods Lesson 3. Content analysis Lesson 4. Participative methods Lesson 5. Methods for audio and visual data Lesson 6. Qualitative research on-line
Learning activities and methodology
Weekly lectures according to the syllabus and weekly practical exercises of different types: individual and in group, written, oral or mixed, based on conceptualization, reading and data analysis. In addition to individual tutorials, there will be collective tutoriales for the supervisiĆ³n of group work
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • DELGADO J.M. y GUTIÉRREZ, J.. Métodos y técnicas cualitativas de investigación en ciencias sociales. Síntesis. 1994
  • GARCÍA FERRANDO, M.; ALVIRA, F.; ALONSO, L.E. Y ESCOBAR, M.. El análisis de la realidad social. Métodos y técnicas de investigación. Alianza. 2016
  • GERRING, J.. Case study research. Principles and practices. Cambridge University Press. 2017
  • LASÉN, A. y CASADO, E.. Mediaciones tecnológicas. Cuerpos, afectos y subjetividades. CIS/Universidad Complutense. 2014
  • VALLES, M. S.. Técnicas cualitativas de investigación social. Síntesis. 2000
Additional Bibliography
  • ARROYO MENÉNDEZ , M. y SÁDABA RODRÍGUEZ, I.. Metodología de la investigacion social. Técnicas innovadoras y sus aplicaciones. Síntesis. 2012
  • BAUSELA HERREROS, E. . Análisis cualitativo de datos con apoyo informático. Dykinson. 2012
  • BRYMAN, A. y BURGESS, R.G.. Analyzing Qualitative Data. Routledge. 1994

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.