SOS8535 - Advanced statistical analysis in social sciences

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The content of the course will vary. It may given as an overview course, covering several statistics techniques, or it may be concentrated to one techniques, such as multilevel analysis, structural equations models and analyses of panel data. The term paper should be an independent treatment of a theme from the lectures and may have a length of 15-20 pages, or 5600-7500 words.

Learning outcome

Knowledge – the student shall:
- have achieved an insight into one or more advanced statistical data analysis.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:
- be able to treat one of the themes which has been discussed during instruction in an independent manner through written work at an high international standard.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars intensive, normally in 1 week in the beginning of the semester. Form of assessment: Paper. The course is offered if available teaching resources.
If 6 or fewer students sign up for a planned course during the first 2 teaching weeks, the course will be offered as an instructed reading course.

Required previous knowledge

Master's degree in Sociology/Political Science or equivalent

Course materials

To announced at the beginning of the course

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.