Research Methods and Design in EU Politics
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Dr Waltraud Schelkle
This course is compulsory on the MSc in EU Politics and MSc in EU Politics (LSE and Sciences Po). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with general academic skills, to prepare them for the development of a research design and to introduce a range of research methods.
4 hours of lectures and 3 hours of workshops in the MT. 4 hours of lectures and 3 hours of workshops in the LT.
A total of 4 hours of lectures in both MT and LT. Two 1.5 hour workshops in Reading week 6 of MT and LT.
Hancké, Bob. 2009. Intelligent Research Design. Oxford: Oxford University Press; King, Gary et al 1994. Designing Social Inquiry. Princeton: Princeton University Press; Geddes, Barbara. 1990. How the Cases You Choose Affect the Answers You Get: Selection Bias in Comparative Politics. Political Analysis 2: 131-150.
This course is not assessed.
Department: European Institute
Total students 2016/17: 48
Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable
Controlled access 2016/17: No
Value: Non-credit bearing
Personal development skills
- Problem solving