Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SSI1005: Introduction to Social Data
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks)
Dr Chris Playford (Convenor)
|Available via distance learning|
‘Women do 11 hours more housework than men’ or ‘Violent crime is down for three years in a row’. Much social science research uses quantitative research methods and statistics to investigate social phenomena ranging from employment, crime rates, health outcomes, political participation and social class. This introductory first-year module introduces you to key concepts in quantitative research design,data collection and data analysis as a basis for understanding such social phenomena
This module is suitable for all social science students and is part of the Q-Step core sequence in research methods.