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School of Politics and International Relations

POL269 Political Data Research

POL269 (POL269A – Autumn) Political Data Research at School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary

Credits: 15


Contact: Dr Javier Sajuria
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Level: 5
Compulsory for: Semi-compulsory for L202, L20Y, compulsory LL12


This module is designed to enhance undergraduate students' understanding and use of empirical methods, mostly quantitative, in the social sciences. Through the focus on substantive and relevant topics, the module will enable students to become more sophisticated users of quantitative readings in political studies. It will also enable them to undertake quantitative analysis in their own research, including their final-year research projects. The skills acquired in this course will enhance students' employability.

Assessment: 1 x 2000 word research project (40%), Take-Home Exam (60%)