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Statistics and Research Methods for Psych - PSYC2012

Year - 2018

The aim is to introduce students to fundamental concepts in statistics as applied to psychological research. These include summary descriptive statistics, an introduction to the principles and practice of research design, and the use of inferential statistics. Building upon this framework, the unit of study aims to develop each student's expertise in understanding the rationale for, and application of, a variety of statistical tests to the sorts of data typically obtained in psychological research.

Classes
3 x 1 hour lectures per week for 6 weeks (even weeks) and 2 x 1 hour lectures per week for the remaining 7 weeks (odd weeks); 2 hour tutorial per week

Assessment
One 2 hour final exam plus a combination of in class tests, midsemester exam, and/or a written assignment (100%).

Assumed knowledge
Recommended: HSC Mathematics, any level

Pre-requisites

PSYC1001 OR PSYC1002

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Psychology Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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