Undergraduate Module Descriptor


SSIM904: Research Design Methods & Skills for AQM

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff
Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

The module will cover the basics of quantitative methods research design needed to progress through the MRes in AQM. You will learn to fully plan and design your research programme, starting from the operationalization of your substantive social science question and considering alternative empirical approaches that could potentially be used to address your question. Particular emphasis will be placed on methods for causal inference, concentrating on the potential outcome framework, its advantages, challenges and implications for social science research.

Module created

28/11/2016

Last revised