Philosophy of Science and Research Methods (MAIKT-VF)
Single subject from the master's degree in ICT-supported learning. Philosophy of science is a tool for students’ development of their thesis and provides advanced knowledge in philosophy of science.
Aims and contents
The course focuses on providing an overview of important scientific traditions and positions and on different theoretical approaches with particular relevance to the field of ICT and learning.
Research methods should be seen in the context of both the philosophy of science and future work with the Master thesis.
The general basis for admission is completion of one of the following study programmes:
- A three-year bachelor’s degree from a teacher education programme or equivalent education
- A three-year or four-year teacher education programme
- Another relevant degree or course of study with a minimum duration of three years
The applicant’s education must include specialisation in science of education (min. 15 credits) and digital competence or equivalent (min. 15 credits).
The required specialisation can be replaced by relevant practical experience on application. Applicants who lack specialisation in digital competence can meet this requirement by taking the course Digital Skills for Teachers (DKLH6000).
FactsPhilosophy of Science and Research Methods Autumn (August) 15 ECTS 1 semester Pilestredet, Oslo English
Students on an exchange programme (e.g. Erasmus) are exempt from paying the semester fee.