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Mon 8 Oct 2018
17:00 - 18:30

Venue: 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 3

Provided by: Social Sciences Research Methods Programme


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Introduction to Empirical Research

Mon 8 Oct 2018


This module is for anyone considering studying on an SSRMC module but not sure which one/s to choose. It provides an overview of the research process and issues in research design. Through reflection on a broad overview of empirical research, the module aims to encourage students to consider where they may wish to develop their research skills and knowledge. The module will signpost the different modules, both quantitative and qualitative, offered by SSRMC and encourage students to consider what modules might be appropriate for their research and career development.

You will learn:

  • The research process and the different stages it might consist of
  • Issues related to research design
  • To consider what data you will need to address your research aims
  • To consider the best methods to collect and analyse your data
  • What modules are offered by SSRMC and how they might be appropriate to your needs
  • No prior knowledge is required
  • You may wish to prepare for this module by considering your research project, the aims and objectives, and your research and training needs to complete the project

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 8 Oct 2018   17:00 - 18:30 17:00 - 18:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 3 map Dr M.J. Ramsden



This module runs twice in the Michaelmas Term.

Elements of Social Science Research

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