Education and geography - methods for measuring and analysing spatiality

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: QRM2301
VT 2024
Study period: 2024-01-15 - 2024-06-02
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in Swedish but can be given in English if necessary
Application period: 2023-10-01 - 2023-11-15

Course description

The course runs part-time and uses a blended learning format, combining a few campus days with the major part of the course online.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

For admission to the course, the applicant has to be registered as a doctoral student in the third cycle orhave a doctoral degree. The applicant should also have documented prior knowledge corresponding tothe learning goals in the basic courses QRM1800 "Basic statistics for educational research, 7,5 credits"and QRM1802 Regression analysis in educational research, 7.5credits, or similar.


This is a third-cycle course within the school of Quantitative Research Methods in Education (QRM). Both doctoral students and university lecturers with a PhD are welcome.

The number of participants is limited to 15. Priority will be given to doctoral students with an educational sciences focus, secondly supervisors for doctoral students with a focus on educational science research and thirdly doctoral students and researchers from other fields with an interest in quantitative designs and analyses. The course is open to Swedish and international participants.

Educational partnership

Collaborating departments

Department of Education and Special Education, University of Gothenburg in collaboration with Department of Education, Uppsala University.

Other information

You need to confirm in your motivation that you fulfil the course requirements.  

If you are applying as a post-doc, you still need to use the application form as if you were a doctoral student. Please state in your motivation if you are a post-doc.

Link to website

Course syllabus



Department of Education and Special Education


Educational Science

Type of course

Method course

Research School/Graduate School

QRM - Quantitative Research Methods in Education


Kvantitativa metoder, Utbildningsvetenskap, Utbildningens geografi, Skolval, Skolsegregation, Skolmarknad, Bostadssegregation , Quantitative methods, Pedagogy, Geography of Education, School choice, School segregation, School market, Residential segregation

CONTACTMonica Rosén