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Introduction to quantitative methods


This course is an introductory course in quantitative methods available to doctoral students. The course will also be open to master students and other staff at the faculty who want to improve their knowledge in this area, e.g. in order to be able to teach quantitative methods courses or supervise students using quantitative methods in their thesis. 

About the course

Course period:
Spring 2024: 20 March - 24 April
Application deadline: 5 February 2024

The course will focus on

  1. performing basic statistical analysis (of secondary data, using SPSS) and
  2. comprehending and evaluating scientific papers based on quantitative methods (with focus on the participants own areas of research). The course will be given in English and does not presume any previous knowledge of statistics.

The course is open to doctoral students, master’s students and teaching staff.