Below are our recommended platforms that can be used to design and distribute surveys as part of your dissertation research.
|Software||Details||Available from||Help and support|
|JISC Online Surveys||
JISC Online Surveys allow you to develop, deploy and analyse online surveys. Surveys are easy to set up and offer a variety of question formats and presentation options. In addition the tool also provides useful analysis features and further export options for manipulation in Excel.
|This service is available to all postgraduate and final year undergraduate students subject to approval from your academic supervisor. Your supervisor will need to complete a form to arrange your account set-up.|
The web's most well known survey tool. Create a simple survey with a maximum of 10 questions for free. Note the free version has a cap at 40 respondants. Additional, more advanced functionality is available with a subscription.
|Access basic level for free at SurveyMonkey.com|
|Microsoft Forms||All staff and students have access to Microsoft Forms through their Office365 account. Microsoft Forms are really easy to use and are great for taking simple surveys or polls online.||
Forms can be found by clicking on the 9-dots menu icon (top left) of and Office 365 product (Outlook email, OneDrive, Teams, Word, etc.) when working in a web browser.