Manchester Methods Summer School, University of Manchester, 7 -11 July, 2014

The second Manchester Methods Summer School will be held at the University of Manchester from July 7 -11, 2014.

The school will run for one week, and participants will select a single course for the duration of the school. Each course will deliver four days of content to a five-day timetable (Monday afternoon to Friday lunch-time), building on successful methods@manchester and CCSR short-courses given throughout the year.

The courses for 2014 are:

  • Advanced methods for social network analysis (SNA)
  • Advanced Structural Equation Modelling and Generalized Latent Variable Modelling with Mplus
  • Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching
  • Integrated Mixed-Methods Research Including QCA
  • Introduction to social network analysis (SNA) using UCINET and Netdraw


  • A Hands-On Introduction to Agent-Based Modelling

What we offer

The school offers a range of specialised courses covering a variety of topics that are particularly relevant to postgraduate and ECR research in humanities and social sciences. The selection includes software training, qualitative and quantitative analysis, area studies, and research design. The course content is based on approaches from across the various schools in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester.

We also offer day time catering of the event, optional social outings during the summer school period, and advice on transport and accommodation if you are travelling to Manchester to attend a course.

Courses are offered at competitive rates with limited subsidised places for University of Manchester students, places are limited, so please book early to secure your place. The course fee is for a single course, and includes 28 hours of face-to-face teaching over 5 days, and lunch on 4 days.

Booking and payment

Please book your place via the page for the specific course you wish to attend (these can be accessed in the courses drop-down menu, above, or the left-hand side-bar).

You can pay via our estore when you book, or make your payment at a later date.

You can view details on course fees here.


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