SOS8535 - Advanced statistical analysis in social sciences


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oppgave 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

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2018

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

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 Oppgave 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oppgave 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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