Quantitative methods in Social Science

7.5 credits

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The course discusses central elements in the research process with emphasis on quantitative methods: problem definition, research design and choice of method, data acquisition, analysis methods and presentation of results. The course aims at having a general view and depth in these respects.

The course includes the following main components:

• Fundamentals of statistical analysis

• Univariate and bivariate analysis

• Multivariate analysis

• Sampling and significance


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

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