Methods and Ethics in Childhood Studies

Course responsible: Professor Tatek Abebe

Course credits: 10 ECTS

Administrative coordinator: Hege Fauskanger Lie (


Language of instruction: English

Grade: Pass/fail

Compulsory assignments: Attending lectures is compulsory (minimum 80%). Compulsory attendance in all the training workshop days.

Recommended previous knowledge: See required previous knowledge.

Required previous knowledge: Master’s degree in a social science or equivalent.

Admission: Limited places.


Learning outcomes:

•           Students have developed in-depth knowledge on a range of participatory, child-focused methods.

•           Students have acquired advanced skills on how to design and carry out independent research with children in diverse settings and contexts.

•           Students have developed competence in ethical requirements and how to navigate new ethical dilemmas in research with children.

•           Students have learnt how to critically assess current scholarships on the social, moral, ethical and practical challenges of undertaking scientific research with children and young people.

Tags: Educational Science
Published Dec. 6, 2019 11:13 AM - Last modified Feb. 20, 2020 8:48 AM