Statistics & Research Methods
Unit code: HAYG411
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 hours|
Admission to N0815 Graduate Diploma of Psychology.
Aims and objectives
Online tests (individual) 10-20%
Examination (individual) 35-45%
REP (up to 6% extra-credit)
NB: Marks for this unit will not be recorded at greater than 100%.
Generic skills outcomes
Swinburne Univeristy works to produce higher education graduates who are:capable in their chosen profession. Learners bring to Swinburne a diverse wealth of experience and graduate with individual understandings, abilities and attitudes.
* Are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
§ Ordering & grouping data: frequency tables; picturing data: histograms and stemplots; summarising data: median, IQR & boxplots; the mean & standard deviation; levels of measurement.
§ Describing and displaying relationships; Pearson's r; introduction to regression; relationships in tabulated data; correlation and causality.
§ Producing data; experiments; population and samples; density curves and normal distribution; the standard normal.
§ Making decisions about means, the z and t tests; testing relationships; Pearson's r and the chi-squared test of independence, using SPSS.
§ Introduction to estimation, confidence intervals for the mean.