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Skill Check

What is the Skill Check and why do I have to take it? The SSRMC Skill Check is an online multiple-choice test, which assesses competence levels in basic statistics. The results are used for one purpose only: to make sure our students take the Basic Statistics Stream (BSS) modules suited to their skill level.

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Basic Statistics Stream Modules - How to Book

Our Basic Statistics Stream modules (for University of Cambridge students, only) use a different booking system to our other Core Modules. Prospective students for these modules should apply using the dedicated booking form.

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Module Preparation

Advice on how to get the most from our modules.

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Most SSRMC lecturers use Moodle to make teaching resources available before, during, and/or after classes, and to make announcements. You may also be asked to use Moodle to upload assignments, complete weekly quizzes, or take end-of-module tests.

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SSRMC Induction

Find out more about the SSRMC Induction, on Tue 3 October 2018.

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External Participants

Nearly all of our courses are open to postgraduate students, researchers, academics, and members of other external organisations.

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An interdisciplinary centre providing research methods training to University of Cambridge staff and postgraduate students at MPhil and PhD level. Our courses cover qualitative, and quantitative research methods, from basic training to advanced statistical analysis.​

  • Basic Statistics
  • Specialist Statistics
  • Introductions to Statistical Software Packages
  • Elements of Social Science Research

A selection of our courses are also available to external participants.

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CUQM Annual Lecture

Nov 09, 2018

'Data, and A Journalist's Sense of Smell' Speaker: Branwen Jeffreys (BBC Education Editor)

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