ldemo2402  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

4 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Content
This course covers the principles and methods of designing and organizing sampling surveys in demography and the social sciences. It covers the following elements:
  • The origin and place of surveys in the production of knowledge in social sciences.
  • The main stages in the design and organisation of a survey (definition of objectives, population, etc.)
  • Sampling techniques
  • Questionnaire design
  • Practical organization of a survey
The course includes an important practical component in the LSOC2095 course, which is combined with this course (and is compulsory). In particular, students are required to construct and test a survey module and propose a sample design. 
Teaching methods
Lectures with many interactions and strong involvement of students through regular productions.
Evaluation methods
Written exam, and assessment of intermediate presentations and final output (questionnaire module and survey design).
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Statistics: General

Master [120] in Sociology

Master [120] in Population and Development Studies

Advanced Master in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

Certificat d'université : Statistique et sciences des données (15/30 crédits)

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General