Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Applied Quantitative Methods

This programme approaches the study of quantitative methods in an innovative way, which emphasises career-ready skills that prepare students for work with data and quantitative analysis, or as suitable preparation for doctoral study.

Entry requirements

You will normally have at least an upper 2nd Class undergraduate UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, or equivalent academic qualification. If you have a different background you may be admitted if you have proven experience in a relevant field.

Course modules

The core units include: Quantitative methodology and research design; foundations of quantitative analysis; questionnaire design and testing psychometric properties (reliability and validity testing); data management; multiple regression; statistics in practice: engagement, co-production and impact; placement-dissertation where the student will be based in an organisation, conducting research on behalf of that organisation. The optional units may include: Evaluation using quantitative methods; mixed methods in social research; multi-level modelling.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through research reports, presentations, research proposals, lab tests and a self-directed, research-based dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

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