Research Methods 2 - PSYC2001

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Psychology

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: PSYC1001, PSYC1011: Exclusion: GENS9003, GENS9004, GENS9005, GENS9007, GENS0005

Equivalent: PSYC4111

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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General introduction to research design and the analysis of behavioural data by means of inferential statistics (hypothesis testing and confidence intervals). Issues in the use of statistics (power, validity). Introduction to correlation/prediction and non-parametric procedures. Strengths and weaknesses of different research designs. Use of SPSS statistical package for data analysis. Introduction to factorial designs and multiple comparisons.

Note: PSYC1001 may be taken as a corequisite. From 2016 PSYC1111 will be a prerequisite for this course.
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