Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Survey Design and Survey Analysis
Study: Bachelor in Sociology (208)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Sciences

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences The student learns to design and implement a survey. Here are the main competences: 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
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 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • 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 and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.