Political Research Exchange

Confirmed Courses

Updated 12 January 2018

We can now confirm that all the courses listed below will be running.

Please note the software and hardware requirements listed in the course outline; some courses require participants to attend with software pre-installed on their own laptop. For more information about course requirements please contact the Instructor (by clicking on the course code below and you will be redirected to the course outline).


Short Courses

Course Code Course Title Friday Saturday
WA101 Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences 13:00-17:00 11:00-16:30
WA103 Tools for the Analysis of Complex Social Systems: An Introduction 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30
WA104 Programming in LaTeX for Social Scientific Document Preparation 13:00-17:00 11:00-16:30
WA105  Automated Web Data Collection with R 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30
WA106(A) Introduction to R (entry level) - ALMOST FULLY BOOKED 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30
WA106(B) Introduction to R (for participants with some prior knowledge in command-line programming) 13:00-17:00 11:00-16:30
WA109 Regression Refresher (before you take a more advanced stats course) 13:00-17:00 11:00-16:30
WA110 Introduction to Discourse Network Analysis (DNA) - FULLY BOOKED 13:00-17:00 11:00-16:30
WA112 Maximum Likelihood Estimation 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30
WA114 Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis with Atlas.ti V7 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30
WA115 Introduction to NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis - ALMOST FULLY BOOKED 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30
WA116 Introduction to MAXQDA a Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data Analysis Software 13:00-17:00 11:00-16:30
WA117 Vignette Methods in Interpretive Research 13:00-17:00 09:00-14:30

Main Courses

Course Code Course Title Time
WB101 Working with Concepts in the Social Sciences 09:00-12:30
WB102 Comparative Research Designs - FULLY BOOKED 09:00-12:30
WD101 Introduction to Quantitative Text Analysis 09:00-12:30
WB103 Historical Methods for Social Scientists 09:00-12:30
WB104 Introduction to Process Tracing 09:00-12:30
WB105 Introduction to Qualitative Interpretive Methods 09:00-12:30
WB106 Introduction to Experimental Methods 09:00-12:30
WB107 Linear Regression with R/Stata: Estimation, Interpretation and Presentation 09:00-12:30
WB108 Introduction to Statistics for Political and Social Scientists 14:00-17:30
WB109 Game Theory for Social Scientists 09:00-12:30
WC102 Focus Groups – From Qualitative Data Generation to Analysis 14:00-17:30
WC103 Online Qualitative Methods and Virtual Ethnography 14:00-17:30
WC104 Survey Design 09:00-12:30
WC105 Python Programming for Social Sciences: Collecting, Analyzing and Presenting Social Media Data 09:00-12:30
WD102 Introduction to Applied Social Network Analysis 14:00-17:30
WD201 Analyzing Political Language 09:00-12:30
WD202 Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis 09:00-12:30
WD204 Advanced Topics in Set-Theoretic Methods and QCA 14:00-17:30
WD207 Logistic Regression and General Linear Models 14:00-17:30
WD208 Inferential Network Analysis 09:00-12:30
WD209 Introduction to Bayesian Inference 09:00-12:30
WD210 Panel Data Analysis 14:00-17:30
WD211 Methods of Modern Causal Analysis Based on Observational Data 09:00-12:30
WD213   Multilevel Regression Modelling 09:00-12:30
WD214 Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) with R 09:00-12:30
WD215 Times Series Analysis 14:00-17:30
WD216 Analyzing Political and Social Sequences 09:00-12:30
WD217 Event History and Survival Analysis 09:00-12:30

Master Courses

Course Code Course Title Time
WC101 Qualitative Interviewing - FULLY BOOKED 09:30-12:30
WD203 Process Tracing Methods 09:30-12:30

"...the good of man must be the objective of the science of politics" - Aristotle

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