Postgraduate Module Descriptor
SSIM905: Mathematics and Programming Skills for Social Scientists
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)
Dr Lorien Jasny (Lecturer)
|Available via distance learning|
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.