Introduction to Research Ethics and Good Research Practice

Third-cycle level | 3.0 credits | Course code: ESFE010
HT 2023
Study period: 2023-11-06 - 2023-11-17
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in English
Application period: 2023-09-19 - 2023-10-06

Course description

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to research ethics at the School of Business,Economics and Law. The course deals with various ethical perspectives, ethical guidelines of research in laws and regulations, seeking ethics review, managing data, personaldata and materials, as well as research misconduct. Practical positions in relation to interpreting and drawing conclusions from data in relation to research ethics, will be discussed. An overarching goal is for the participants to be capable of reflecting on ethical positions, primarily within the framework of ongoing thesis work, but also on research in general. Upon completion,students should be able to conduct research in accordance with ethical principles and in accordance with the laws and regulations of research ethics.

Target group

The course is compulsory for all third cycle students at the Department of Economy and Society admitted fall semester 2019 or later.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

Admission to third cycle education.


The conditions for admission are that you are accepted as a doctoral student in the Department of Economy and Society.

Educational partnership

Participating Departments:

  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Law

Course syllabus



Department of Economy and Society


Business, Economics and Law

Type of course

Ethics course


Introduktion, forskningsetik, Introduction, Research, Ethics

CONTACTPetri Ruotsalainen
031 786 13 92