Undergraduate Module Descriptor


SSIM905: Mathematics and Programming Skills for Social Scientists

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

You will cover the maths and programming skills needed to progress through the MRes in AQM. You will be a social science student with understanding of and skills in quantitative methods. This mathematics and programming coursewill aim to provide you with the essential mathematical skills needed to solve various types of optimisation problems and to introduce them to software with which you can solve practical optimisation problems within research. 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