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Manchester Methods Summer School 2015

Monday 4 July - Friday 8 July, 2016, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road Campus

The third Manchester Methods Summer School will be held at the University (4-8 July 2015). The school will run for one week, and participants will select a single course for the duration of the school.

Each course will deliver four days of content to a five-day timetable (Monday afternoon to Friday lunch-time), building on successful methods@manchester and CMIST short-courses given throughout the year.

What we offer

The school offers a range of specialised courses covering a variety of topics that are particularly relevant to postgraduate and ECR research in humanities and social sciences. The selection includes software training, qualitative and quantitative analysis, area studies, and research design. The course content is based on approaches from across the various schools in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester.

We also offer day time catering of the event, optional social outings during the summer school period, and advice on transport and accommodation if you are travelling to Manchester to attend a course.


Each course will deliver four days of content to a five-day timetable, unless otherwise stated (Monday afternoon to Friday lunch-time).

Courses are offered at competitive rates with limited subsidised places for University of Manchester students, places are limited, so please book early to secure your place. The course fee is for a single course, and includes 28 hours of face-to-face teaching over 5 days, and lunch on 4 days.

Courses currently available:

  • Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus   -   4 - 8 July 2016
  • Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching   -   4 - 8 July 2016
  • Researching Public and Voluntary Organisations   -   4 - 8 July 2016
  • Introduction to SNA using UCINET and Netdraw   -   4 - 8 July 2016


Please email our administrator 
Mark Kelly if you have any
questions about bookings,
payments, or the courses on offer