Postgraduate Module Descriptor


POLM030: Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics

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 1 (5 weeks) and term 2 (5 weeks)

Academic staff

Lorien Jasny (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

You will cover the maths and programming skills needed to progress through the MSc Policy Analytics. You will be a social science student with an introductory understanding of quantitative methods. This mathematics and programming coursewill aim to provide you with the essential mathematical skills to undertake data analysis, the programming skills to acquire and analyse data. You will need a sufficient level of quantitative methods training and a willingness to engage with new material. 

Module created

28/11/2016

Last revised