Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis
Duration 1 day
Team Bristol Doctoral College

Managing datasets, large or small, means having a focused research strategy in place before data collection begins. This workshop provides a high-level overview of the principles and practices of undertaking quantitative data analysis. Participants examine quantitative methodologies, as well as data collection and reporting strategies, that should be considered before embarking upon a quantitative analysis.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of developing an analytical strategy with clear research questions
  • Assess different types of numerical data
  • Identify existing sources of quantitative data
  • Identify which analytical technique and software will suit your dataset

For / Special Requirements

For postgraduate researchers at the start of their research degree.

Please note, by registering for this workshop you are agreeing to participate fully in the activities for the full duration of the workshop. 

Further information

Related workshops

  • Creating a Data Management Plan
  • Research Data Bootcamp Online Tutorial
  • Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis

Spaces for this session are limited.

Cancellation notice: space for this session is limited. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are no longer able to attend so that your place can be allocated to another student. Your faculty may incur a charge of £50, to cover the cost of your place, should you fail to attend on the day or cancel any latter than 3 full working days before the course. You may also be restricted from future bookings.


If you are unable to attend the course due to unexpected emergencies (i.e., sickness, caring responsibilities, etc.) please notify us by email (doctoral-college@bristol.ac.uk) as soon as possible on the day of the course, if not before. 


Please note this training room does not have a hearing loop for hearing aid users. If you wish to attend this session please contact the Bristol Doctoral College.

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