University of Essex

University of Essex

Survey Methodology

On this course we offer supervision in quantitative survey methodology, particularly: sampling; weighting; non-response; response maximisation techniques; mode effects; data linkage; and measurement error. We especially welcome those interested in sampling and non-sampling issues using cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys, such as our British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society.

Entry requirements

Master's degree, or equivalent, in relevant subject area; IELTS 6.5.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Recognised outlet for ESRC research studentships; some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Essex Business School
Telephone number: 
01206 872719