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Quantitative Research Methods (IM911) 2014/15

This page is the homepage for the DTC module

 Quantitative Research Methods (IM911)

for the academic year 2014/15


Module tutor: Richard Lampard 


Further information is available on the following:


Module handbook: Available for download here

Assessment: Details here

SPSS for Windows (IBM SPSS Statistics 22): Click here to download

Data sources and links to other outside resources: Click here

Online course extracts (as provided by the Library): Click here


All sessions take place in the B0.52 PC workarea (Medical School, Gibbet Hill site):

Thursdays 9.30am to 12.45pm (Weeks 2-10 of Term 1)

Week Date Topic Downloads
2 Thursday 9 October

Quantitative/Survey Research Design/

Intro. to SPSS.

Powerpoint presentation
3 Thursday 16 October

Descriptive Statistics I


Powerpoint presentation 

Supplementary Powerpoint presentation

4 Thursday 23 October

Secondary Analysis/Operationalization of Concepts/

Descriptive Statistics II

Powerpoint (OC)

Powerpoint (SA/OS)

5 Thursday 30 October

Questionnaire Design and Scale Construction/

Statistical Inference I: Sampling distributions

Powerpoint (QD/SC)

Powerpoint (Sampling Distns) 

6 Thursday 6 November

Comparing Means I:

Statistical Inference II/t-tests

Powerpoint presentation
7 Thursday 13 November

Bivariate and Multivariate Analysis:

Cross-tabulations and Chi-square

Powerpoint presentation (I)

Powerpoint presentation (II)

8 Thursday 20 November

Comparing Means II: Nonparametric Tests and

Bivariate and Multivariate Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) 

Powerpoint presentation
9 Thursday 27 November

Regression I:

Correlation and (Multiple) Linear Regression

Powerpoint presentation
10 Thursday 4 December

Regression II:

Regression Practicalities/Logistic Regression