Quantitative Methods for Media and Communication Research

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: JU30003
HT 2023
Study period: 2023-11-01 - 2024-01-09
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in Swedish but can be given in English if necessary
Application period: 2023-05-02 - 2023-09-30

Course description

The course covers key parts of the research process including (1) research design, (2) quantitative data collection techniques such as survey research and content analysis, as well as (3) bivariate and multivariate statistical analysis. It has a specific focus on applications of these methods relevant to the field of journalism, media and communication.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

To enter the course students have to be registered in a PhD programme.


The course is only open for Phd-students at JMG and students within the TRAIN-network (Malmö, Lund, Karlstad, Örebro, Uppsala, Södertörn, Stockholm, Sundsvall och Umeå ).

Other information

The course is given in English

Course syllabus



Department of Journalism, Media and Communication


Social Science

Type of course

Method course


kvantitativa forskningsmetoder för medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

CONTACTPatrik Öhberg