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Qualtrics Surveys in Research: Setting up surveys

The Qualtrics Survey platform lets you create digital surveys. This guide gives information on how to implement Qualtrics in research in a thorough a save way.

Creating a survey

You can create a new survey from scratch, copy and then edit an existing survey or select questions from a question 'library'.

There are many question types available such as multiple-choice, text entry, matrix tables, rank order and more specialised questions.  You can add advanced features such as validation, randomization and skip/display logic (where those completing the survey see certain questions depending on their previous responses).

There is lots of support available from Qualtrics which you can access through the Help and Support button once you are logged in.  The links below take you to the relevant support page within Qualtrics site. 

Question types

This page provides an overview of the 23 main question categories available within Qualtrics