Advanced Quantitative Methods
Course Code: PUBLG088
Course Tutor: Dr Slava Mikhaylov (Department of Political Science)
Assessment: One 3,000 word essay
Credit Value: 15 credits
About this course
The course introduces students to concepts and techniques essential to the analysis of political science and public policy issues. The goal of the course is to teach students to understand and confidently apply various statistical methods and research designs that are essential for data analysis – the skillset that is increasingly required by employers in today’s highly competitive job market. Students are introduced to regression-based methods that are used in political science, policy research, and all other social science disciplines. The focus is on methods that are essential for data analysis using statistical software.