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Thu 19 Jan 2023
16:00 - 18:00

Venue: SSRMP Zoom

Provided by: Social Sciences Research Methods Programme


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Introduction to Empirical Research
BeginnersSpecial

Thu 19 Jan 2023

Description

This module is for anyone considering studying on an SSRMP module but not sure which one/s to choose. It provides an overview of the research process and issues in research design. Through reflection on a broad overview of empirical research, the module aims to encourage students to consider where they may wish to develop their research skills and knowledge. The module will signpost the different modules, both quantitative and qualitative, offered by SSRMP and encourage students to consider what modules might be appropriate for their research and career development.

NB. This module has pre-recorded lectures which need watching before the live workshop session, advertised, below."

Target audience
  • University Students from Tier 1 Departments
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here
Prerequisites
  • No prior knowledge is required.
  • You may wish to prepare for this module by considering your research project, the aims and objectives, and your research and training needs to complete the project
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 19 Jan   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 SSRMP Zoom Dr M.J. Ramsden
Topics covered
  • The research process and the different stages it might consist of
  • Issues related to research design
  • To consider what data you will need to address your research aims
  • To consider the best methods to collect and analyse your data
  • What modules are offered by SSRMP and how they might be appropriate to your needs
Format

Lecture

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Frequency

This module runs once in the Michaelmas Term.

Theme
Elements of Social Science Research

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