SPSS - Entering and coding data

Part of a series of 5 workshops to introduce SPSS

This session is part of a series of 5 workshops designed to introduce SPSS and provide hands-on support in understanding and implementing some key statistical methods for research in the social sciences.

This session will cover: 

  • Introduction to the SPSS interface
  • Defining variable types (nominal, ordinal, scale)
  • Entering and formatting data correctly
  • Using coding for nominal variables
  • Transforming and calculating new variables

The other sessions in the series are:

Week 8 (Fri 23 November, 1500) - Descriptive Statistics Using SPSS

Week 9 - (Fri 30 November, 1500) - Significance Testing for Nominal Variables Using SPSS

Week 10 - (Fri 7 December, 1500) - Significance Testing for Continuous Variables Using SPSS

To book your place on any of these sessions, please contact, or visit, the TDC Helpdesk.

SPSS - Entering and coding data

This event is organised by the Library, in collaboration with the Talent Development Centre, who offer help with all areas of academic skills, English language, maths and statistics.  For other workshops in the series, please see the events page.