Master’s studies

Advanced Quantitative Methods 2018/2019 (7.5 credits)

Spring 2019 weeks 13-18 - 100 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2018-10-15

Enrolment Code: UU-70503 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

Entry Requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Also required is 90 credits in peace and conflict studies, or 90 credits in a related relevant discipline and at least 30 credits in peace and conflict studies or the equivalent. A social science methods course at the Master's level of at least 15 credits. Familiarity with R or similar statistic software is essential.

Fees:

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Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

Focus will be on practical use in the form of specifying, estimating, interpreting, and evaluating models, understanding the concept of data-generating processes, as well as on reviewing published work that applies these models. The theoretical introduction to the models will involve basic mathematical notation. The introduction to R will place considerable emphasis on R’s scripting language, and also introduce basic programming techniques required for efficient and transparent research procedures as well as for the application of Monte Carlo techniques.

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Contact

Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Gamla Torget 3, 1tr 753 20 Uppsala

Box 514, 751 20 UPPSALA

E-mail: info@pcr.uu.se

Karolin Joelsson (undergraduate level), Ingalill Blad Ögren (advanced level) karolin.joelsson@pcr.uu.se; ingalill.blad-ogren@pcr.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 23 79, +46 18 471 23 49