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Social Sciences Research Methods Programme | SSRMP

 

Modules in 2022-23

THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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

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)

Mon 21 Nov 2022
Wed 23 Nov 2022 (2 repeats
)
Fri 27 Jan 2023

Further Topics in Multivariate Analysis (FTMA) 1

Tue 8 Feb 2022
Pre-recorded online lecture (2 hours) to be watched prior to the
Live practical Session: 4-6pm 

AND

Tue 15 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 2022
Live practical Session: 2-6pm

 

Software Packages

        

Module start date                      

Atlas.ti

Thu 3 February 2022

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Workshop

Thu 4 November 2021

Introduction to Python

Tue 23 November 2021
Tue 1 March 2022

Introduction to R

Self-study - Online only
(Possibility of some Q&A sessions)

Introduction to Stata Self-study - Online only
(Possibility of some Q&A se
ssions)
Practical Introduction to MATLAB Programming Mon 18 October 2021

 

Statistics

 

Module start date    

A Critical Analysis of Null Hypothesis Testing and its Alternatives (Including Bayesian Analysis) Wed 9 March 2022
Evaluation Methods Mon 28 February 2022
Factor Analysis  Mon 28 February 2022
Propensity Score Matching Wed 16 February 2022
Meta Analysis  Thu 10 March 2022
Structural Equation Modelling Wed 2 March 2022
Time Series Analysis  Wed 23 February 2022
Bayesian Statistics Mon 21 November 2022
Event History Analysis  
Exploratory Data Analysis and Critiques of Significance Testing  
Issues in Measurement: Validity and Reliability  
Secondary Data Analysis  

 

Elements of Social Science Research

 

Module start date  

Case Study Methods Tue 9 November 2021  
Thu 2 December 2021
Feminist Research Practice Wed 2 February 2022

Historical Sociological Methods

Thu 28 October 2021
Introduction to Empirical Research

Mon 11 October 2021
Thu 20 Jan 2022

Open Source Investigation for Academics Tue 12 October 2021
Public Policy Analysis Mon 31 January 2022
Research Data Security Q&A - Thu 25 November 2021
Research Ethics in the Social Sciences Mon 18 October 2021
Tue 18 January 2022
Reading and Understanding Statistics

Mon 25 October 2021
Thu 3 February 2022

Survey Research and Design Tue 23 November 2021
Mon 21 February 2022

 


Qualitative Methods

 

Module start date                                   

An Overview of Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis Tue 19 October 2021
Conversation and Discourse Analysis Tue 15 February 2022 CANCELLED
Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Wed 27 October 2021
Diary Methodology Mon 7 February 2021
Doing Qualitative Interviews Tue 9 November 2021
Ethnographic Methods Thu 3 February 2022

Philosophical Foundations of Qualitative Methods: Introduction and Overview

Wed 13 October 2021
Qualitative Interviews with Vulnerable Groups Tue 8 February 2022
Qualitative Research Rigour Tue 8 February 2022