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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2021     Views: 30

NVivo is a software program used for qualitative and mixed-methods research. Specifically, it is used for the analysis of unstructured text, audio, video, and image data, including (but not limited to) interviews, focus groups, surveys, social media, and journal articles. The University of Northampton supply this for free for students and staff. You can access the files to download and install on the Student Hub, along with the authorisation code that you will need. There are options to install NVivo for Widows or Apple devices.

Downloading and installing NVivo is supported by the IT department. If you have tried these steps and you are still having trouble, IT Services will be happy to help you. You can visit IT Services on the SID on the ground floor of the Learning Hub: 

  • Mondays to Thursdays 8.30am to 5pm 

  • Fridays 10am to 5pm. 

You can also call the IT helpdesk on 01604 89 3333: 

  • Mondays to Thursdays 8am to 5.30pm 

  • Fridays 8am to 9am, and then 10am to 5.30pm. 

You can also raise a ticket in the IT Portal at any time. 

Learning Development's Maths and Stats team can support you using NVivo. You can visit a drop-in and / or book a tutorial for more in depth advice.

By installing the software you are agreeing to the NVivo User Terms and Conditions