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Quantitative Methods - SCLG3702

This unit enables students to acquire skills in a range of quantitative research methods in the social sciences. They learn about censuses and surveys as foundational methods of quantitative research, then move to statistical analyses of quantitative data. No prior university-level mathematical training is assumed, though a basic grasp of simple algebra acquired through upper-level study of maths at high school is expected.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr lab/week

1x1000wd Homework problem (40%), 1x500wd equivalent Group presentation (10%), 1x2hr Final Exam (40%), Tutorial participation (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology


SCLG2632 or SCLG3603


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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