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Radiography, Science and research methods II 7.5 credits

Radiografi, vetenskaplig teori och metod II
First cycle, M0107H
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and .

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able to  
  • Describe and reflect critically on research ethics principles, as well as its importance in conducting scientific studies
  • Identify and phrase relevant research questions within radiography as well as the choice of study design and how data may be collected, analysed, and compiled.
  • Understand principles for systematically searching, evaluating, and quality-checking scientific articles
  • Publicly discuss and examine in a constructive manner
  • Apply academic writing principles regarding language, writing rules, and reference management
  • Understand principles of presentation of results, and results and method discussion
  • Formulate conclusions on how scientific research can contribute to the topics scientific basis
  • Identify and evaluate the need for further knowledge in order to continuously develop scientific skills

  • The research process
  • Research ethics
  • Study design
  • Opponent/respondentship
  • Quantitative method
  • Qualitative method
  • Quality review
  • Literature studies
  • Presentation of results
  • Results and method discussion
  • Academic writing

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
The course modules are implemented with integrated work forms that support the student's understanding, deep learning and autonomy. This is accomplished through knowledge retrieval, problem solving and critical reflection based on the objectives of the course. The student’s learning is supported by lectures, independent study, individual and group assignments, as well as seminars. 

Participation and the completion of laboratory work, seminars, and assignments are obligatory.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
A three-level scale is used for grading: Pass with distinction (VG), Pass (G) or Fail (U). The course objectives are examined through hand-in assignments, exams, and seminars. Alternative forms of examination may occur. To pass the entire course, passing grades are required on all parts of the course, and all compulsory parts must be completed.

Transition terms
This programme curriculum is valid from the spring semester of 2020 for all students who are admitted to the programme at that time. Programme coordinators and heads of department decide on individual study plans for students who have been admitted to a previous programme curriculum and resume their studies according to the current programme curriculum following a break in their studies. 

If a course has ceased to be given or has undergone major changes, the students will be offered two opportunities for examination in the first year after the change has taken place, and then once a year for a further 2 years, based on the course syllabus that applied at the time of registration.

Ulrica Strömbäck

Transition terms
The course M0107H is equal to M0064H

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2021 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Backman, J. (Senaste uppl.) Rapporter och uppsatser. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Ejlertsson, G. (Senaste uppl.). Statistik för hälsovetenskaperna. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Friberg, F. (red.) (Senaste uppl.). Dags för uppsats: vägledning för litteraturbaserade examensarbeten. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Henricson, M. (red.) (Senaste uppl.). Vetenskaplig teori och metod: från idé till examination inom omvårdnad. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering [Elektronisk resurs]. Utvärdering av metoder i hälso- och sjukvården: en handbok. Stockholm: Statens beredning för medicinsk utvärdering (SBU). Hämtad från
Willman, A. (red.) (Senaste uppl.). Evidensbaserad omvårdnad: en bro mellan forskning och klinisk verksamhet. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Örnberg, G., & Eklund, A. K. (Senaste uppl.). Yrkesetisk kod för röntgensjuksköterskor. Vårdförbundet och Svensk förening för röntgensjuksköterskor. (Finns att hämta elektroniskt)

Course offered by
Department of Health, Education and Technology

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001AssignmentsU G VG2.50MandatoryA21
0002SeminarsU G#2.50MandatoryA21
0003ExaminationU G VG2.50MandatoryA21

Syllabus established
by Head of department of Department of Health, Education and Technology 16 Feb 2021

Last revised
by Anna Öqvist, HUL 31 Mar 2021