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Statistics and Research Methods for Psych - PSYC2012

Year - 2020

The aim is to introduce students to fundamental concepts in statistics and research design as applied to psychological research. These include summary descriptive statistics, an introduction to the principles and practice of research design (both quantitative and qualitative approaches), 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.

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); 1 x 2 hour tutorial per week (12 weeks)

One 2 hour final exam, research participation, plus a combination of in class tests, in-semester exam, and/or a written assignment (100%).

Assumed knowledge
Recommended: HSC Mathematics, any level


PSYC1001 OR PSYC1002


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Psychology Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Rebecca Pinkus
HECS Band: 2
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