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Quantitative methods - multivariate analysis


This course introduces the most widespread methods of multivariate analysis in social sciences.

About the course

Course period:
Spring 2023: 27 April - 2 June
Application deadline: 5 February 2023

This course is now closed for application for the Spring Term.

Course overview

Teaching includes lectures and teacher-assisted hands-on exercises with data drawn from social science databases. The course will be examined on the basis of these exercises and assignments including theoretical formulation and interpretation of multivariate models.

Participants are expected to have good knowledge of descriptive statistics – for example by having participated in the second cycle methodology course SIMM41: Methods for Research in the Social Sciences – and basic knowledge of inductive statistics (statistical inference) and multiple regression analysis.

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

Course information

Course coordinator
Nils Holmberg

Course administrator
Marjaana Kinnunen

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Reading list (PDF)
Course syllabus (PDF)

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