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Social Sciences Research Methods Programme | SSRMP

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Skill Check

What is the Skill Check and why do I have to take it? The SSRMP 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 SSRMP 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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SSRMP Induction

Find out more about the SSRMP Induction, on Wed 9 October 2019.

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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 programme 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.

RSS Feed Latest news

Industrial dispute/strike action planned 25th November to 4th December 2019

Nov 14, 2019

Strike action planned between 25 November and 4 December may impact some SSRMP modules. Please click the link to read more information.

SSRMP Induction Lecture 2019 - 2020

Oct 08, 2019

Our annual Induction Lecture will be held at 4pm in Lady Mitchell Hall (at the Sidgwick Site) on Wednesday 9 October. Details on how to find Lady Mitchell Hall can be found by clicking on the link above.

CUQM Annual Lecture

Nov 09, 2018

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

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