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Social Sciences Research Methods Programme | SSRMP

 

Modules in 2022-23

MODULE BOOKINGS OPEN ON THURS 6 OCTOBER 2022, AT 12 noon.

Once the programme is confirmed and booking open, students should be able to click on a module name to see the course outline and to access the booking portal.

Please note that some dates for these modules are currently unconfirmed, and may change.

Basic Statistics Stream
Software Packages
Statistics
Elements of Social Science Research
Qualitative Methods


Basic Statistics Stream

These courses are very popular so we repeat them several times each year. To book a place on one of these modules, please make a request via the dedicated booking form. 

                                                                                                      

Module start date (TBC)

Foundations in Applied Statistics (FiAS) Mon 24 Oct 2022 (2 repeats)
Wed 26 Oct 2022 (2 repeats)
Mon 16 Jan 2023 (2 repeats)
Basic Quantitative Analysis (BQA)

Mon 7 Nov 2022 (2 repeats)
Wed 9 Nov 2022 (2 repeats)
Mon 23 Jan 2023 (2 repeats)

Doing Multivariate Analysis (DMA)

Wed 23 Nov 2022 (2 repeats)
Fri 25 Nov 2022

Fri 27 Jan 2023 (reduced version)

Further Topics in Multivariate Analysis (FTMA) 1

Tue 7 Feb 2023
Pre-recorded online lecture (2 hours) to be watched prior to the
Live practical Session: 4-6pm 

AND

Tue 14 Feb 2022
Pre-recorded online lecture (2 hours) to be watched prior to the
Live practical Session: 4-6pm

Further Topics in Multivariate Analysis (FTMA) 2

Tue 7 Feb 2023
Tue 14 Feb 2023

Pre-recorded online lectures (4 hours) to be watched prior to the

Tue 21 Feb 2023
Live practical Session: 2-6pm

 

Software Packages

        

Module start date (TBC)                      

Atlas.ti

Thu 26 January 2023

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Workshop

Thu 3 November 2022

Introduction to Python

Tue 22 November 2022
Tue 28 February 2023

Introduction to R

Mon 20 February 2023

Introduction to Stata

Mon 17 October 2022
Tue 24 January 2023

Practical Introduction to MATLAB Programming Mon 17 October 2022

 

Statistics

 

Module start date (TBC) 

A Critical Analysis of Null Hypothesis Testing and its Alternatives (Including Bayesian Analysis) Wed 8 March 2023
Evaluation Methods Mon 6 February 2023
Factor Analysis  Mon 20 February 2023
Propensity Score Matching Wed 15 February 2023
Meta Analysis  Thu 9 March 2023
Structural Equation Modelling Wed 1 March 2023
Time Series Analysis  Wed 22 February 2023
Bayesian Statistics Mon 6 March 2023
Exploratory Data Analysis and Critiques of Significance Testing Wed 1 March 2023
Secondary Data Analysis Tue 7 March 2023

 

Elements of Social Science Research

 

Module start date  (TBC)

Network Analysis Wed 9 November 2022  
Thu 19 January 2023

Historical Sociological Methods

Tue 25 October 2022
Introduction to Empirical Research

Mon 10 October 2022
Thu 19 Jan 2023

Decoloniality in Research Methods Tue 15 November 2022
Open Source Investigation for Academics Tue 11 October 2022
Tue 24 Jan 2023
Public Policy Analysis Mon 30 January 2023
Research Data Security Q&A Thu 24 November 2022
Tue 23 February 2023
Research Ethics in the Social Sciences Tue 18 October 2022
Tue 17 January 2023
Mixed Methods Mon 14 November 2022
Reading and Understanding Statistics

Mon 24 October 2022
Thu 2 February 2023

Survey Research and Design Tue 15 November 2022
Mon 20 February 2023

 


Qualitative Methods

 

Module start date (TBC)                              

An Overview of Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis Mon 10 October 2022
Conversation and Discourse Analysis Tue 14 February 2023 
Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Wed 26 October 2022
Diary Methodology Mon 6 February 2023
Tue 7 February 2023
Doing Qualitative Interviews Wed 2 November 2022
Tue 21 February 2023
Ethnographic Methods Thu 2 February 2023

Philosophical Foundations of Qualitative Methods: Introduction and Overview

Wed 12 October 2022
Qualitative Interviews with Vulnerable Groups Tue 7 February 2023
Qualitative Research Rigour Mon 21 November 2022
Mon 30 January 2023