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[Commlist] University of Limerick, Ireland Summer School in Social Science Research Methods

Mon Mar 25 16:28:43 GMT 2019


Organized by the Department of Sociology at UL, Limerick, Ireland

Course Director:  Professor Ross Macmillan

The Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, Ireland will offer a Summer School in Social Science Research Methods in May 2019.  The School provides training in quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods in two parallel streams, at a level appropriate to PhD level research. It optionally offers 10 ECTS credits subject to assessment.

The program runs from Monday May 20^th to Friday May 31^st 2019

·The qualitative stream covers topics such as the philosophical foundations of qualitative research, discourse analysis, ethnographic techniques, interviewing and focus group approaches, strategies for the analysis of qualitative data, and ethical issues in qualitative research.

·The quantitative stream involves begins with an overview of the logic and practice of statistics, statistical inference and the Stata software.  It then proceeds to cover measures of association, regression approaches, and extension of the latter for categorical and limited dependent variables.

·The mixed methods track allows researchers to select topics of their choice from both the qualitative and quantitative streams.


*Application and fees*


Audit: €400

Assessed, for 10 ECTS credits: €800 (EU residents)

Assessed for 10 ECTS credits: €1,800 (Non EU residents)

For queries relating to the academic aspects of the programme, please contact the course director (Ross.Macmillan /at/ <mailto:(Ross.Macmillan /at/>


*Registration Tiers: *

1.AHSS/IWAMD students [No Charge]

2.All other applicants wishing to Audit the School [€400]

3.All other applicants wishing to take the School for 10 ECTS Credits [€800] (EU Residents)

Applicants wishing to take the School for 10 ECTS Credits [€1,800] (Non-EU Residents)

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