Q Step



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Q-Step is a £19.5 million programme designed to promote a step-change in quantitative social science training.
Over a five-year period from 2013, fifteen universities across the UK are delivering specialist undergraduate programmes, including new courses and work placements. Q-Step was developed as a strategic response to the shortage of quantitatively-skilled social science graduates. It is funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

The University of Leeds received Q-Step funding in September 2014, and between 2014-2018, we are implementing an exciting programme of activities to help develop quantitative skills in the social sciences at the University. This includes:

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