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FDH3367 Interview as a Data Collection Technique and Qualitative Analysis 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FDH3367 (Autumn 2015–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Various types of interview techniques and analytical methods, practical exercises in planning, carrying out and analysing interviews.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course the student should be able to:

- evaluate strengths and weaknesses in various types of interviews and analytical methods,

- plan and carry out interviews

- reflect on personal abilities to carry out interviews

- reflect on ethical rules in relation to interviews.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Bell, J. (2005). Doing your research project.

Blandford, Ann (2014): Semi-structured qualitative studies. In: Soegaard, Mads and Dam, Rikke Friis (eds.). "The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed.". Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction Design Foundation. Available online at

Lantz, A. (2013). Intervjumetodik. Studentlitteratur.

HSFR (1996). Forskningsetiska principer i humanistisk- samhällsvetenskaplig forskning.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    Other requirements for final grade

    Active participation in seminars, workshops and group meetings.

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Profile picture Ann Lantz

    Ethical approach

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Further information

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    Offered by

    EECS/Media Technology and Interaction Design

    Main field of study

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    Education cycle

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at EECS/Media Technology and Interaction Design