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Department of Social & Policy Sciences, Programme Catalogue 2019/20

THXX-AFC54: PG Cert Research (Advanced Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences)


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Exit Award/Designated Alternative Programme (DAP) only

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 13 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 30

This is a designated alternative programme and possible exit award for:
  • THXX-AFM54: MRes Advanced Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences
Students may be eligible for this award on successful completion of 30 taught stage credits from the MRes programme which must include XX50216 (Research design and methods for AQM), XX50218 (AQM 1 - Experimental and quasi-experimental quantitative methods for social science), and at least 6 further credits of MRes units (units with codes beginning XX). Please consult your programme handbook or Director of Studies for further information.


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  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2019/20 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2020/21 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
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