Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The course provides PhD students with a) skills to develop qualitative empirical papers that can be submitted to international peer-reviewed journal, and b) competences as reviewers of such papers.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 15.01.2021 - 14.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Nina Granqvist

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Nina Granqvist

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The workshop will be carried out in the form of joint workshop sessions (including lectures, presentations and discussions), individual tutoring, and independent reading and writing.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Successful completion of the course requires active participation in the workshop sessions and delivering versions of the manuscript and reviews of others’ work as instructed.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The study material consists of resources that that will be made available on the course website.