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Research Methods Module


Aims

This is a core module which aims to equip the students with the necessary skills required for research. The module is therefore organised in terms of various workshops and lectures as detailed below. All students are required to attend these sessions.

Contents

  • Introduction to the leading software in applied in Economics such as MATLAB and Latex
  • MSc dissertation process
  • Formulating a research question
  • Developing a research project
  • Writing a dissertation
  • Databases

Organisation

In the Spring Term the sessions will be held on Wednesdays at 5.00pm (weeks 19-24 in room MS0.1). In the Summer Term there will be sessions on writing your dissertation and Library dissertation training in week 34. View more information on the teaching timetable.