Taught course

Applied Quantitative Methods

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Sociology

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Entry requirements

You will have at least a lower second class UK honours degree (or international equivalent), preferably in a social science or humanities field of study. Candidates who do not meet these requirements are encouraged to apply but may be asked to go through further screening if that seems essential to the admissions tutor.

You do not need to have prior quantitative methods training or skills; this course is designed for both beginners and those with previous experience of Quantitative Methods.

Months of entry


Course content

Based at the Manchester Metropolitan University Q-Step Centre in the Department of Sociology, this MSc approaches the study of quantitative methods in an innovative way, which emphasises career-ready skills that prepare students for work with data and quantitative analysis, or as suitable preparation for doctoral study.
This course focuses on the development and application of key quantitative methods and analytical techniques. You will look at the use of quantitative methods within ‘real world’ contexts and a key aim will be to develop your career-ready skills in this field.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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