INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR335 APPLIED RESEARH METHODS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Course Code: 3140335
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ÖZGEHAN ŞENYUVA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

The course aims to introduce the students to empirical political research methods and to basic statistical techniques, resources and concepts. It aims to develop skills in the analysis, interpretation and presentation of research findings, including standards for written research reports. The course will encourage the students to gain an awareness of the real nature of research and the means of collecting information, and to report findings.
The course will cover a wide range of subjects and authors, but particular attention will be devoted to the nature of research methodology in social sciences, and mainly in the study of international relations. The course will mainly stress quantitative research design. The course aims at providing the students with necessary knowledge and skills for planning, designing, carrying out, interpreting and presenting their own research at any level – a term paper, a dissertation or more advanced levels such as articles or theses.

Learning Outcomes

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