Qualitative methods within Health sciences II – Qualitative content analysis

Third-cycle level | 3.0 credits | Course code: SV00028
VT 2024
Study period: 2024-02-07 - 2024-03-27
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in Swedish but can be given in English if necessary
Application period: 2023-10-01 - 2023-10-21

Course description

The course aims to equip PhD students with the skills to describe, apply and discuss qualitative content analysis as a research method related to: historical and epistemological development, its relevance for different research questions as well as quality criteria relevant for the review of the credibility of the research study.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

Admitted to postgraduate education and completed Part I in qualitative methods or equivalent.


Selection is performed according to the following:

  1. PhD students at Sahlgrenska Academy, 
  2. PhD students enrolled at another university within a formal collaborative agreement on doctoral education with Sahlgrenska Academy,
  3. PhD students enrolled at another faculty at the University of Gothenburg or another university in Sweden,
  4. PhD students enrolled at a university outside Sweden.

Other information

Course coordinator: Anneli Ozanne, anneli.ozanne@gu.se
Course dates: the course will be given between 7 February and 27 March 2024 (studies at 50 % pace, campus sessions: 7/2, 21/2, 7/3 and 27/3, self-studies between the sessions).

Course syllabus



Institute of Health and Care Sciences


Health Sciences

Type of course

Method course, Subject area course


kvalitativa metoder, innehållsanalys

CONTACTAnneli Ozanne