SOS3005 - Quantitative Methods


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Both the philosophy of science and quantitative methods are included in this course. The course concentrates on statistical techniques like correlation, factor and regression analysis.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:

* be able to read academic literature in the social sciences where regression models are used.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:

* carry out analyses with the help of the analytical models in which they received instruction.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures equivalent to 2 hours per week and tutorials/seminars including supervision equivalent to 2 hours per week. Lectures will sometimes be held in Norwegian and sometimes in English.

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: Individual paper.

Required previous knowledge

SOS1002 or IDRSA1016/IDRSA1017 or the equivalent. The requirement must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

To be decided at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SOS3003 7.5 AUTUMN 2010
IDR3024 7.5 AUTUMN 2010
SOS8003 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Sport Science
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100





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Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
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