Quantitative Methods for the Behavioural & Social Sciences

Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Quantitative Methods for the Behavioural & Social Sciences
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code 101974 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Coleraine
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start date: September 2019
Application Date Application is through the University's online application system.
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Students will be required to attend the Coleraine campus for a face-to-face teaching block in Semester 3 (late August/early September). The duration of time spent on campus during the teaching block will vary depending on the optional m...

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Entry Requirements

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Applicants must hold a degree in the behavioural or social sciences (e.g. psychology,
geography, political science, health economics, sociology, or equivalent) or demonstrate
their ability to undertake the course through the a...

Course Content


This course aims to provide behavioural and social science graduates with high-quality training in quantitative research methods and statistics, which advances on their undergraduate-level training and is tailored to their future doctoral ...

Subjects Taught

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This module introduces students to the cornerstones of survey methodology. It provides students with the skills necessary to conduct a comprehensive and robust survey for the collection of primary quantitative data. It also teaches students...

Careers or Further Progression

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The demands for quantitative skills in the workplace has risen sharply in the past two decades. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will be ideally positioned to apply for early-career posts (e.g. research assistant;...

Further Enquiries Course Director: Dr Orla McBride
T: +44 (0)28 70123987
E: o.mcbride@ulster.ac.uk

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E: admissionsmg@ulster.ac.uk

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