Introduction to Research Methods
|Module Convenor: Heidi Winklhofer|
Part 1: Introduction Quantitative Analysis (compulsory) Survey design and measurement, Introduction to statistics; hypothesis testing, t-tests, ANOVA, Regression Analysis and Factor Analysis. Part 2: Introduction Qualitative Analysis (compulsory). This part of the module will be concerned with epistemological issues as well as the collection and analysis of qualitative data.
To instil familiarity with and understanding of key techniques of quantitative and qualitative analysis. To improve accessibility of research material such as journal articles. To provide basic skills in support of both other modules taught on the MA Programme and dissertation research involving quantitative and qualitative analysis
1.5 hour Examination (50%); Individual Coursework (3,000 words) (50%)
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