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Introduction to Inferential Statistics

30 September – 4 October 2024, Online

Taught by Cristina Mitrea

Limited spaces available - register here now to secure your space.

Learn fundamental inferential statistical techniques for quantitative political science research on this hands-on virtual course with Cristina Mitrea. Gain practical skills to critically evaluate research, design your own studies, and interpret statistical findings effectively.

Cristina Mitrea

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This course offers the foundational knowledge and skills for analysing quantitative data in political science research. You will learn the fundamentals of statistical inference, including population and sample relationships, variable types, distributions, hypothesis testing, and effect size analysis. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of the main concepts and methods used in quantitative political science research.

The course is delivered using a combination of pre-class activities, live online interaction and post-class activities. Daily three-hour live sessions (on Zoom) will feature class discussions, Q&A, group exercises and tutorials on the application of statistical methods. You will use freely available software such as web apps and spreadsheets.

No prerequisite knowledge is required for this course beyond basic addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.

ECTS Credits

3 ECTS credits awarded for engaging fully in class activities.
1 additional ECTS credit awarded for completing a post-course assignment.


Cristina Mitrea is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. She earned her PhD in comparative politics at the Central European University. Her research interests lie in the fields of political behaviour and political socialisation.



Why take our courses?

Future-proof your research

We offer renowned training on quantitative and qualitative methods particularly salient in social science research.

Learn from the best

We harness the know-how of leading methodologists to help you tackle your project with confidence.

What you'll get


Access pre-recorded lectures, annotated readings, exercises, and more – all in your very own digital environment.


Get quality interaction with your Instructor and fellow participants, with live sessions and smaller class sizes.

Fees and registration

Registration is now open! Read the full course outline here, add the course to your basket and head to checkout.

  • ECPR Member £492.50 per course
  • Non-Member £985 per course

Your space is not secured until your registration is paid in full.


Discover below what past participants have shared about their experiences.

'Excellent introduction'

The course offered an excellent introduction to the basics of statistics and laid the foundation for more advanced courses in the future.


Really impressive how so much content was packed into so little time.

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