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QS205 - Intermediate Social Analytics: survey analysis and reporting

  • Module code: QS205
  • Module name: Intermediate Social Analytics: survey analysis and reporting
  • Department: Sociology
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module is designed to enable students to analyse and report on the data collected through module QS204. Together with QS204 this module helps students develop knowledge and experience of the quantitative research cycle from initial design through to reporting.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students should be able to: Analyse the validity and reliability of primary data collected through a survey Develop a strategy for dealing with missing observations and variables Explore associations within the data collected Model a multivariate association using Stata Report on the substantive findings from their research

Timetabled teaching activities

3 hours total per week: 1 hour lecture followed by a 2 hour seminar/computer laboratory

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Other essential notes

Prerequisite module: QS104, QS105, QS204

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: QS205-15)
A (Assessed work only) Technical Report (1000 words) 30%
  Reflective Presentation 10%
  Report on Findings (2000 words) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Sociology and Quantitative Methods (L311) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Quantitative Methods (M162) - Year 2
Optional Core


  • BA in Sociology (L301) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Politics and Sociology (ML13) - Year 2