RI-SP038 | Autumn | 6 ECTS

Statistics for International Relations Research I

This course provides an introduction to statistical methods for students of International Relations and Political Science. The emphasis of the course will be on applications of core statistical ideas to real-world problems. After taking this course, students will develop an understanding of fundamental statistical concepts commonly used in international relations and political scientific research; be able to apply these concepts readily to solve particular exercises; and master the implementation of a number of important statistical techniques. No prior knowledge of mathematics beyond basic algebra required.