Units of Study

SCLG6918 - Introductory Quantitative Methods

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Salvatore Babones
Phone: +61 2 9351 4253
Email: salvatore.babones@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study provides students with the basic principles and procedures of quantitative research methods in the social sciences. It first introduces a range of quantitative research strategies and tools that can be deployed to collect research data, and then introduces basic statistical methods to analyse that data. By the end of the unit students should be able to interpret basic statistical data and be able to design their own quantitative research strategies to carry out social sciences research.

Assessments

6x500wd activies/reports (60%) and 1000wd group work report/case study (20%) and 1000wd essay (20%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm

SCLG6918

               

Seminar

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SCLG6918 - Introductory Quantitative Methods

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Salvatore Babones
Phone: +61 2 9351 4253
Email: salvatore.babones@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study provides students with the basic principles and procedures of quantitative research methods in the social sciences. It first introduces a range of quantitative research strategies and tools that can be deployed to collect research data, and then introduces basic statistical methods to analyse that data. By the end of the unit students should be able to interpret basic statistical data and be able to design their own quantitative research strategies to carry out social sciences research.

Assessments

6x500wd activies/reports (60%) and 1000wd group work report/case study (20%) and 1000wd essay (20%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney