Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2094: Data Analysis in Social Science III

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content will vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some of the following themes:

- Factor analysis

- Cluster analysis

- Correspondence analysis

- Multidimensional scaling

- Latent class analysis

- Data manipulation and visualization in R

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning & Teaching activities66 x 1 hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity16.511 x 1.5hour computer lab sessions
Guided independent study77.5Reading and preparation for lectures and lab sessions
Guided independent study50Reading, preparation and writing of the statistical report

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).