Scientific Methods for Industrial Engineering and Management 6 cr

About the Course

The course is focuses on immersed knowledge on scientific methods with application in industrial engineering and management. After completion of the course, the student shall be able to

Knowledge and understanding
1. describe different philosophical assumptions within research
2. describe different research approaches within industrial engineering and management
3. describe different scientific methods and their pros and cons

Competence and skills
4. search in databases for scientific literature in a particular area
5. use scientific journal articles for writing a literature review study
6. formulate research questions, choose appropriate scientific methods and plan a research project
7. apply some methods

Judgement and approach
8. critically judge scientific literature
9. assess societal and ethical aspects in research projects.



Application information


English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course 6/B. Bachelor Degree within the area of industrial engineering and management or equivalent


University credits

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