20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: SMI106

SMI106 or equivalent ( GEO152, TRP109, POL229, SCS1008, SCS2000, MGT137, MGT138)

Aims/Description: The module is designed to provide students with a solid grounding in the proper application of multivariate data analysis methods, and an appreciation of their role in the study of contemporary society. This is achieved through a combination of lectures, practical classes and seminars which cover the underlying ideas, provide hands-on experience and give examples of the methods┐ application in the research and policy literature. The module covers methods including multivariate regression, logistic regression, and classification methods.

Staff Contact: Ruth Bartles
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Methods Institute):

Teaching timetable


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