School of Politics and International Relations

Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

This module seeks to provide you with advanced research skills, including the ability to select and use relevant resources effectively and to devise research questions appropriate for postgraduate research. You will develop the capacity to undertake independent guided research at postgraduate level and to use advanced quantitative skills appropriate for postgraduate research. Further, you will be able to analyse, interpret and replicate published research using quantitative research methods and will acquire sufficient technical competence in using SPSS to perform a range of quantitative techniques in your own research