Checking date: 18/06/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Survey Design and Survey Analysis
Bachelor in Sociology (Plan: 402 - Estudio: 208)


Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


The student learns to design and implement a survey: 1. Decide the ideal survey type 2. Writing and organizing questionnaires 3. Learning basic principles of basic design 4. Using software for survey analysis 5. Conducting interviews
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Contents 1. Introduction to representative samples 2. Stepts in survey construction 3. Types of surveys 4. Questionnaire design I 5. Questionnaire design II 6. Questionnaire structure 7. Sampling design 8. Sample selection 9. Confidence intervals 10. Practical survey design with online survey 11. Statistical software 12. Introduction to survey analysis 13. Case study I 14. Case study II
Learning activities and methodology
Formative activities The training activities will involve a constant feedback process between lectura materials and their implementation in class activities. Office hours will be held with small groups and will aim to solve questions and concerns of students.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Haydn Aarons. A Practical Introduction to Survey Design. Sage. 2020
  • Bradburn, Norman, Seymour Sudman, and Brian Wansink. Asking Questions. Wiley. 2004
  • Converse, Jean and Stanley Presser. Survey Questions: Handcrafting the standardized questionnaire. Sage. 1986
  • Fowler, Floyd. Survey Research Methods. Sage. 2013

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.