Replication Project (MPhil)

Course Provider:  Colin Mills

Aims

To introduce students to the realities of empirical research through the medium of a replication study.

Students will choose an empirical journal article from the recent literature obtain the original data, or similar data and attempt to replicate the published findings. They will write up their own findings in a paper suitable for submission to a journal.

By the end of the course students will know how to replicate published research findings and how to write a journal article.

Eight tutorials led by Mr Colin Mills.

Students will be required to submit a paper, based on their coursework, of up to 7000 words length in the form of an article suitable for submission to an academic journal.

  • Gary King (2006) 'Publication, Publication', PS: Political Science and Politics, 39, 1, 119-125