NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package produced by QSR International. It has been designed for qualitative researchers working with very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required. It is primarily used by the Department of Politics and International Relations and is a key component of their taught courses.

Recommended access is on your own device or a department laptop using the University site licence which is available from IT Services: http://help.it.ox.ac.uk/sls/fulllist 
You can obtain a 14 day trial of the software from here: http://www.qsrinternational.com/Trial 

Students with assigned desks can access through Thin Client (VDI) or Secure Desktop (VDI remotely).

Staff may request installaton on department owned desktops as required.


  • Price: Note: £0.00
  • Platforms: Windows 7, MacOS

Access Options

Your Device

Price: £0.00
Note: The easiest way to access Nvivo is on your own device (or department laptop). You can download a 14 day trial and licence with the key obtained from IT Services.

Thin Client

Price: £0.00
Note: If you have an allocated desk you can access Nvivo using VDI at a Thin Client. See the access link for more information.

View Apps

Price: £0.00
Note: If you have an assigned desk you can access your VDI remotely using either a browser or the Horizon View application.