Taught course

Advanced Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences

Institution
University of Bath · Department of Social and Policy Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree with substantive quantitative elements, such as economics, psychology, social policy, sociology, geography, politics, management or a Q-Step programme.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will train you to be a highly skilled social science researcher able to understand and use appropriate research techniques and become familiar with approaches used by other social scientists.

The course has been designed to include a substantial theoretical and quantitative core. Combined with complementary qualitative training, the programme provides the essential skills for any working researcher.

You will be trained in state-of-the-art techniques used in the analysis of social science quantitative data. This will enable you to think through how you can use your knowledge and advanced quantitative skills in different contexts, applying them to a variety of problems and specifically in the area of social, educational or political enquiry that most interests you.

The vibrant environment for training in quantitative social science methods will equip you with the skills to become a transdisciplinary future leader in innovative social science research.

This course is designed to enable you to carry out high-quality doctoral research or pursue other professional research activities. By the end of your studies you will be able to identify and investigate your own original research questions using advanced quantitative methods.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Taught Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk