Canterbury, United Kingdom

Quantitative Research Summer School

when 16 June 2019 - 16 June 2019
language English
credits 15 EC

Core elements of statistical analysis covering a range of quantitative skill areas including regression, contingency tables and continuous data in a problem-based learning environment.

Target group

Undergraduate students

Course aim

This course aims to develop key statistical skills in students. Learning will be oriented towards:

- Assessing the strengths and limitations of using regression analysis for the establishment of causal inference; This includes:
- Distinction between causality, correlation or association
- Levels of measurement (e.g. nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio)
- Methods of regression analysis (e.g. OLS and logistic regression) and related
- Learning how to respond to research questions with the application of statistical methods of analysis, mainly regression methods, with the help of statistical software.
- Learning how to interpret the outcome of regression models and contextualise the results within broader theories.

Credits info

15 EC
15 Credits (ECTS 7.5) for transfer purposes

Fee info

GBP 0: Without Accommodation: £1,400
With Accommodation included: £1,650

Fees Include full tuition for the summer school, accommodation, teaching materials, a welcome meal, full access to the University library facilities and social trips each Wednesday and at the weekend into London.


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